NewsAction in collaboration with Pulitzer Centre, calls for entries from secondary school (middle and High school) students for the 2013 Digital Story telling competition titled What will My Future Look Like?
Students are expected to answer the question by telling a great story addressing one of the following global themes: Gender, Health or Education.
Worth of Awards
The best reporting will be published on NewsAction.org. The top three projects will also be featured by the Pulitzer Center, and US$200 will be donated to each winner’s charity of choice. Winners can choose from one of the following organizations:

  • Red Cross
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • UNICEF
  • BRAC
  • Equality Now
  • KIVA
  • Pathfinder International
  • Room to Read

Eligibility

  • This competition is open to all middle and high school students.
  • Stories can be told using any combination of infographics, audio, video, photography and text. Think carefully about the media you use to tell yours to an audience of peers around the world.
  • Articles must be no longer than 2,000 words. Video and audio stories must be no longer than 5 minutes. A photo gallery or infographic collection must contain no more than 10 captioned photographs.
  • Topic examples: sex trafficking, LGBT rights, minority rights,  HIV / AIDS, family planning, access to healthcare, personal choices, girls’ education, literacy

How to Apply

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  • You should fill the online application form in order to submit your final project or your draft for editing.
  • Please note that your goal is to tell a great story. Therefore, focus on one person and tell how his or her story relates to a bigger global issue. Your reporting must be original, factual and true, and it should consider multiple sides of the story. It should feature at least three voices: an in-person interview with the individual affected, an expert on the topic (like a researcher, a teacher, a doctor, or a professor), and any other third voice of your choice. That third person can be you, the narrator.

Deadline: Entries should be sent in by February 22, 2013
To apply, click here
For more details, click here