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Scholarship Contest Accepting Entries

The Ohio Attorney General’s ninth-annual Take Action Video Contest gives Ohio high school students the opportunity to learn about cybersecurity and a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships. 

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 cybersecurity topics:
  • Privacy on your smartphone
  • Social networking scams
  • Creating strong passwords
The top three winning individuals or teams of two students 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.

The deadline to submit a video is Dec. 8, 2017. Winners will be announced in March 2018 during National Consumer Protection Week.

Visit to view last year’s winning videos, the official guidelines, and the 2017 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