“Hard Headed Kids” Scholarship Video Contest 2019

Scholarship Contest – 2019 Enter to Win!

For years, Vanderginst Law has proudly provided thousands of bicycle helmets to children to promote the importance of safety when riding a bicycle.

Wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle is extremely important and can greatly reduce the chance of a head injury.

VanDerGinst Law is proud to present the “Hard Headed Kids” video contest. We are asking students to create a 2-3 minute video showing how to properly exercise bicycle safety laws.

To enter, here’s what you have to do:

  • Create your video: Make sure it is no more than 3 minutes long
  • Video essay may use a technical or narrative style, including but not limited to documentary, fiction, live-action or animation.
  • Profane or sexually explicit submissions are not considered.
  • Upload your video and title it “Hard Headed Kids” – Vanderginst Law Scholarship Contest
  • Send the link in the form below (uploaded on YouTube, Vimeo, or similar)
  • Your name, mailing address, and phone number
  • The school you will be enrolling in or are enrolled in and a copy of your acceptance letter or transcript
  • Your area of study

The video should include:

  • Using a helmet according to the proper safety guidelines
  • Tips on how to properly wear a bicycle helmet
  • Practicing BEST bicycle safety guidelines when riding your bike like: using proper hand signals, riding with traffic present, looking left and right, etc.

Remember, to provide your own unique tips!


High school seniors accepted to a university, college, or trade school, or students currently enrolled in a university, college, or trade school (or enrolled to begin by the Spring semester of 2020).


There will be a total of 5 winners with the scholarship contest. The amount to each place is as follows:

1st Place: $2,500

2nd Place: $1,000

3rd Place:$750

4th Place: $500

5th Place: $250


Video essays are judged on their creativity and persuasiveness.


All entries for the 2019 scholarship must be received by December 3rd, 2019.