2019 Bixby Residential Media Scholarships @ NHHS — NOW OPEN TO ALL SENIORS!

BIXBY RESIDENTIAL MEDIA SCHOLARSHIP @ NHHS

 

The Bixby Residential Media Scholarship @ NHHS is open to ALL senior students who wish to submit an entry.  Acceptable submissions may be posted at bixbyresidential.com/blog, and in other media publications at the discretion of the sponsor and NHHS staff.  Students will generate entries in either journalism, still photography, or film format.  Students may submit more than one entry in any category.  NHHS staff and Grant Bixby will select the winner for each category.  Those winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship award with no strings attached.  The goal is to promote creativity, individuality, and freedom of expression.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Submissions accepted beginning April 1, 2019

 

Submit to grant@bixbyresidential.com (electronic).  Include the word “Scholarship” in the subject line. Drop hard copies to Nicole Mack in the counseling office.   Include student name, telephone, address, and email with each submission.  For Film, list credits if you had editorial help, actors, etc.

 

Submission deadline is June 1, 2019.

 

Awards presented at Senior Awards Night assembly, Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

 

JOURNALISM

 

Sample Topics include:

  • Not-for-profit Spotlight—Showcase a worthy cause
  • Special Event Coverage—Report on a newsworthy happening
  • Arts & Sciences—Feature a performance, art exhibit, science fair
  • Business & Community Issues—Report on a topic of local importance
  • The Op/Ed or commentary piece
  • NO PERSONAL ESSAYS.  THIS IS NOT A COLLEGE APPLICATION.

 

Maximum word count of 1,000.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  No personal essays or fiction.  This is a journalism, non-fiction reporting contest. Submit as a Word document.  Entries may include one photograph or illustration if it helps the story, but it is NOT required.  $1,000 prize.

 

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY

 

One image or a sequence is acceptable.  Must receive both print and digital copy of image(s) in an acceptable format (JPEG or other).  Protect images accordingly in envelope with cardboard or other.  Important:  Accompany image with 250 word (max) description of image, where taken, camera & film details.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

 

FILM

 

Maximum running time of 5 minutes.  Submit in suitable electronic file type or YouTube type link.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

 

THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING, AND GOOD LUCK!

2017 Bixby Residential Media Scholarship @ NHHS NOW OPEN!

Pictured: 2016 winners Jake Poe and Brooke Gehris with Grant Bixby

MESSAGE FROM GRANT BIXBY

 

“Prior to my real estate career I spent several years as a freelance writer and photographer.  It all started with a blank journal I took with me to a semester of study in Florence, Italy.  That experience stoked a fire.  I loved telling stories and capturing them on film.  Travel became a vehicle from which I could share my creativity with others.  As the Bixby Residential Media Scholarship at NHHS enters it’s 7th year, I hope that you’ll consider submitting an entry (or multiple entries) and share your opinions, experiences, and creativity with your Newport Harbor community.  Have fun with it, and good luck!” — Grant Bixby 

 

 

GENERAL  INFORMATION

 

The Bixby Residential Media Scholarship @ NHHS is open to ALL senior students who wish to submit an entry.  Acceptable submissions may be posted at bixbyresidential.com/blog, and in other media publications at the discretion of the sponsor and NHHS staff.  Students will generate entries in either journalism, still photography, or film format.  Students may submit more than one entry in any category.  NHHS staff and Grant Bixby will select the winner for each category.  Those winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship award with no strings attached.  The goal is to promote creativity, individuality, and freedom of expression.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Submissions accepted beginning April 1, 2017

 

Submit to grant@bixbyresidential.com (electronic).  Include the word “Scholarship” in the subject line.  Drop hard copies to Angie Miner in the counseling office.   Include student name, telephone, address, and email with each submission.  For Film, list credits if you had editorial help, actors, etc.

 

Submission deadline has been EXTENDED June 10, 2017.

 

Awards presented at Senior Awards Night assembly, Thursday, June 15, 2017.

 

JOURNALISM

 

Sample Topics include:

 

  • Not-for-profit Spotlight—Showcase a worthy cause
  • Special Event Coverage—Report on a newsworthy happening
  • Arts & Sciences—Feature a performance, art exhibit, science fair
  • Business & Community Issues—Report on a topic of local importance
  • The Op/Ed or commentary piece
  • NO PERSONAL ESSAYS.  THIS IS NOT A COLLEGE APPLICATION.

 

Maximum word count of 1,000.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  No personal essays or fiction.  This is a journalism, non-fiction reporting contest. Submit as a Word document.  Entries may include one photograph or illustration if it helps the story, but it is NOT required.  $1,000 prize.

 

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY

 

One image or a sequence is acceptable.  Must receive both print and digital copy of image(s) in an acceptable format (JPEG or other).  Protect images accordingly in envelope with cardboard or other.  Important:  Accompany image with 250 word (max) description of image, where taken, camera & film details.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

 

FILM

 

Maximum running time of 5 minutes.  Submit in suitable electronic file type or YouTube type link.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

 

THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING, AND GOOD LUCK!

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2016 NHHS Media Scholarships Awarded!

NHHS 2016 Winners

Congratulations to Jake Poe (Photography) and Brooke Gehris (Film) on their selection as the winners of the 2016 Bixby Residential Media Scholarships at Newport Harbor High School.  Their submissions stood out amongst a strong field of entries as being technically sound, creatively inspired, and thoughtfully executed.  Jake will be studying next year at the Academy of Arts University, and Brooke will attend The Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.  It is an honor to know them and support their efforts.

2016 Bixby Residential Media Scholarship @ NHHS — NOW OPEN!

 MESSAGE FROM GRANT BIXBY

“Prior to my real estate career I spent several years as a freelance writer and photographer.  It all started with a blank journal I took with me to a semester of study in Florence, Italy.  That experience stoked a fire.  I loved telling stories and capturing them on film.  Travel became a vehicle from which I could share my creativity with others.  As the Bixby Residential Media Scholarship at NHHS enters it’s 6th year, I hope that you’ll consider submitting an entry (or multiple entries) and share your opinions, experiences, and creativity with your Newport Harbor community.  Have fun with it, and good luck!” — Grant Bixby

GENERAL  INFORMATION

IMG_1813-225x300The Bixby Residential Media Scholarship @ NHHS is open to ALL senior students who wish to submit an entry.  Acceptable submissions may be posted at www.blog.bixbyresidential.com and in the NHHS Beacon at the discretion of the sponsor and NHHS staff.  Students will generate entries in either print journalism, still photography, or video/film format.  Students may submit more than one entry in any category.  NHHS staff and Grant Bixby will select the winner for each category.  Those winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship award with no strings attached.  The goal is to promote creativity, individuality, and freedom of expression.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Submissions accepted beginning April 1, 2016

Submission deadline is June 10, 2016

 Sample Topics include:

  • Not-for-profit Spotlight—Showcase a worthy cause
  • Special Event Coverage—Report on a newsworthy happening
  • Arts & Sciences—Feature a performance, art exhibit, science fair
  • Business & Community Issues—Report on a topic of local importance
  • The Op/Ed or commentary piece
  • NO PERSONAL ESSAYS.  THIS IS NOT A COLLEGE APPLICATION.

Print:

Maximum word count of 1,000.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  No personal essays or fiction.  This is a journalism, non-fiction reporting contest. Submit as a Word document.  Entries may include one photograph or illustration if it helps the story, but it is NOT required.  $1,000 prize.

Still Photography:

One image or a sequence is acceptable.  Must receive both print and digital copy of image(s) in an acceptable format (JPEG or other).  Protect images accordingly in envelope with cardboard or other.  Important:  Accompany image with 250 word (max) description of image, where taken, camera & film details.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

Film/Video:

Maximum running time of 5 minutes.  Submit in suitable electronic file type or YouTube type link.  Content must be appropriate for all ages.  $1,000 prize.

***Include student name, telephone, address, and email with each submission.

 

Submit to:  grant@bixbyresidential.com (electronic).  Include the word “Scholarship” in the subject line.  Mail or drop hard copies to Bixby Residential @ Villa Real Estate660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 200, Newport Beach, CA 92660.  Or, deliver to Angie Miner (hard copies only) in the counseling office.

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