Triple J offering ‘PandEPIC Graduation’ Scholarships

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Scholarship contest application

The coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold traditional graduation ceremonies and celebrations.

During this era of social distancing many graduating high school students and their families are celebrating in their own special way. Triple J invites Guam’s 2020 High School graduates to be creative, express yourselves and create a video on how you are celebrating graduation this year – then post, tag and submit your video for your chance at a scholarship to any college of your choice!

WHAT IS THE CONTEST?

This is an opportunity for local high school graduating students to share how they are celebrating graduation this year! Test your creativity & video skills and win money for college!

GUIDELINES

  1. Must be a Guam 2020 high school graduate (public, private, and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools.
  2. Video must be related to the theme “2020 PandEPIC Graduation”
  3. Video Length – 15 to 60 seconds
  4. Appropriate Sound (Music, original, etc.)
    1. No profanity
    2. No inappropriate language
  5. Appropriate skit/dance/appearance
    1. No inappropriate gestures
    2. Appropriate clothing
  6. Each individual must complete an entry form (see below)
    1. Minors may have a legal guardian complete for them
  7. All work on videos MUST be done by participating students only. No professional production allowed.
  8. Inclusion of any or all Triple J Auto brands
    1. Mazda, Kia, Ford, Honda, Acura, Lincoln and Volvo
  9. Videos may be made individually or in socially-distanced teams with family or friends (please follow all social distancing guidelines)

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Post your video on TikTok using the hashtag #TJPandEPICgrad
  2. Include your name & school in the caption
  3. Email video and entry form to [email protected] by Thursday, June 4, 2020 before 12pm.
  4. Include your name & school in the email as well as proof of 2020 graduate

JUDGING CRITERIA

The creativity and execution of the following will be considered:

  • Transitions/Effects
  • Originality
  • School Spirit
  • Relevancy to Theme
  • Inclusion of Triple J Auto brands
  • People’s Choice via Online Voting

PRIZES

1st Place: $3,000 scholarship to any college of choice

2nd Place: $1,500 scholarship to any college of choice

3rd Place: $500 scholarship to any college of choice

All eligible videos will then be uploaded to TripleJGuam.com for voting, which will be held from June 8 – June 12. The more online votes, the better your chances are of winning. The winners will be announced on Monday, June 15, 2020.

FAQs

Who can enter?

All Guam Class of 2020 high school graduating seniors of public, private and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools.

Who can be in the video?

You can include anyone in your video, including family and friends. Please follow all social distancing guidelines.

What is the deadline to submit a video?

Videos must be posted on your TikTok account with the hashtag #TJPandEPICgrad and emailed to [email protected] by Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Can the scholarship be towards even off-island colleges?
Yes. Winners will receive a check written to their choice of school, whether it be on Guam or off-island.

Is there a fee to enter the contest?

No, there is no fee for submitting an entry.

Can entries be disqualified?

Yes, submitted videos will be disqualified if they contain vulgar language or inappropriate content. If we see that certain guidelines were not followed, videos will be disqualified. Videos not following social distancing guidelines will be disqualified as well.

When will the winner be announced?

Winners will be announced on Triple J Auto Group’s social media platforms by June 15, 2020. All winners will be contacted at that time.

Download the entry form at www.triplejguam.com/scholarship.