The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has organized a video contest for students studying in high school in the United States or students who attend a department of defense school even if the school is in another country, and high school students who are home schooled. The contest is based on the theme “Make sleep Work for You,” where participants have to make a 15-90 seconds video describing how sleep works in everyone’s life. They should share the importance of having a good sleep how it affects their day-to-day life, including their routine, work, school, etc. Sleep works to improve health, well-being, mood and energizes performance in sports; with good sleep, their memory gets sharpened, and
Able to think more clearly and creatively. The three best participants will be selected for awards based on their video’s originality, quality, appropriateness, relevance, and accuracy of messages. The first-place winner will be awarded $1,000, 2nd with $500, and 3rd with $250, which will be split between them and their schools. The contest will help students understand and share the importance of sleep in their lives and how it affects their lifestyles. This will help spread awareness among people, specifically the teens, to make their life healthier, happier and disease-free.
The AASM was started in 1975 as a United States professional society for the medical sub specialty of sleep medicines to promote optimal health for patients and the public. Their mission is to advance sleep care and enhance sleep health to improve lives, and vision is that sleep is recognized as essential to health.
Check out the below table to know shortly about this contest:
|Organization||American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)|
|Education Level||High school (13 or older)|
|Subjects||Make sleep work for you|
|Number of Awards||3|
|Contest Deadline||February 13, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
- High school students of age 13 or older in the United States
- Home schooled students of US
- High school students who attend Department of Defense School, even if their school is in another country
How to Apply?
The students who want to enter this contest should fill out the entry form and fill up all the required details in each field. Participants should make a video of 15-90 seconds in which they need to share their thoughts relevant to the theme. They can make the video in any style or genre, such as animation, drama, comedy, musical, or documentary. After completion of the video, they should upload it on YouTube with the hashtag #MakeSleepWork2022 and share the public link to the AASM along with their entry form.
The winners of this contest will be selected based on their video’s originality, quality, appropriateness, relevance, and accuracy of the messages they wish to convey through their video. Among all the participants, three winners will get selected as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and they will receive award amounts of $1,000, $500, and $250 respectively, which will be split between them and their respective schools. This contest will help students and other people get aware of sleeping importance and how it affects everyone’s life. This will make people and students understand how sleep works for them in day-to-day life, in school, their personality, how it energizes, strengthens, and makes them strong. It also helps strengthen their memory and think more clearly and creatively about any other factors.
The eligible and interested students should read all the details and fill out the entry form and the video link submission before the deadline of February 13, 2022. Entries received after this day will not be considered eligible for this contest.