1st: $1,000



Fan Favorite: $200

Submissions will be displayed on the Unifying Theme Facebook page.



The Unifying Theme Film Scholarship is open to all current UCF undergraduate students. Participation is not limited to those enrolled in film courses or programs. The scholarship is open to students in all fields. The Unifying Theme, “The Environment and Global Climate Change: Our Planet. Our Education. Our Future.” asks entrants to consider the ways in which environmental issues intersect with education and the future of the planet.


All entries are limited to a maximum of 5 minutes.

To submit entries, upload your work to one of the following: or

Include the link to your video in your online registration form  (Scholarship submission period is now closed).

All entries must include a justification of how the film relates to the Unifying Theme (max of 250 words) — space for this included in online application.

Students may submit one work from one category only. All submissions must be original work and follow all copyright laws.


Submissions will be judged by a student and faculty panel based on relevance to the theme, the quality of the content and creative use of camera.


The online registration form (Scholarship submission period is now closed) must be submitted by Friday, March 6, 2015 by 5:00pm . By submitting your work, you acknowledge that your work may be posted to the Unifying Theme website and/or any social network in relations to the Unifying Theme.


Winners will be announced via Award Ceremony on April 9, 2015. In the event that more than one award is won by participants, only the highest of the award amounts will be awarded.


Questions or comments? Don’t hesitate to contact the Unifying Theme Assistant, Juan Lugo, via e-mail