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Scholarship Contest Now Accepting Entries!

The Ohio Attorney General’s eighth-annual Take Action Video Contest gives Ohio high school students the opportunity to learn about consumer protection while creating a short video for the chance to win college scholarships. 

The top three winning individuals or teams will receive college scholarships of $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000, respectively, and their videos may be featured on the Attorney General's website.

To enter the contest, Ohio high school students (grades 9 through 12) must produce and submit a 60-second informational video on one of the following topics:
  • Imposter scams
  • Cybersecurity
  • Importance of checking your credit report
The deadline to submit a video is Dec. 9, 2016. Winners will be announced in March 2017 during National Consumer Protection Week.

Visit to view last year’s winning videos, the official guidelines, and the 2016 Take Action Contest flier. Teachers are encouraged to print out and display a copy of the flier in their schools.

Contest questions should be directed to