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Think. Shoot. Change Video Competition


Put your creativity and imagination at work and send us an original 2-minute video on an environmental issue in Canada that requires more public attention!

You may win up to $8,000 dollars*, applied directly to your University of Toronto Student Account upon successful admission to the U of T Master of Environmental Science program

We ask you to produce a type of Public Service Announcement (not a news report) to educate and engage the general public on a specific environmental issue of your choice.

This award is open to individual domestic and international applicants who complete their application to the Master of Environmental Science Program by February 15 and received an Offer of Admission to the program.

Applicants must upload the video onto YouTube or similar and email a completed a Video Competition Form and Submission Agreement Form to the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences.

The winners of this competition will be announced in Fall 2022. 

* Multiple awards will be given - all award funds will be applied directly to the recipient’s University of Toronto Student Account. Group submissions will not be accepted.

The best entries will be put on our webpage and shared on our social media accounts. This competition is expected to run annually.

How to apply?

The application process to the video competition is simple. To enter the competition:

  1. Produce an original 2-minute video that educates and engages the general public on a specific environmental issue of your choice.
  2. Fill out the Video Competition Form and Submission Agreement Form and email it to
  3. Upload your video to YouTube or similar and add the hashtag #TSCvideocompetition

This contest is open to all MEnvSc applicants. The winners may only receive the financial prize if they fulfill the admission requirements and are admitted to the program.

The deadline is 11:59 pm on March 1, 2022.