Breakthrough Biotech Video Scholarship Competition


The competition is an annual, statewide opportunity for high school students to explore how biotechnology is a part of their communities and earn a scholarship for undergraduate education in South Dakota.

  • Are you a high school student living in the state of South Dakota?
  • Are you excited about technology, science or both?
  • Are you looking for scholarships to pursue undergraduate education experiences?

The competition encourages students to be creative and use videos to show how biotechnology is feeding, fueling, or healing in their community and helping to make a better world. Act it out, create an animation, sing it, but, it must be appropriate for all ages.

The Challenge:

  1. Research and connect with one or more regional biotechnology companies/organizations.
  2. Create a short, creative video (60-120 seconds in length) that showcases how biotechnology is important in South Dakota.  2018 Topics: A. How does Biotech Feed SD? B. How does Biotech Fuel SD? C. How does Biotech Heal SD?