Power the Future Scholarship

How will YOU Power the Future?

We just want your take, whether it’s literal, figurative, or something in between. There’s no right or wrong answer. But we have a hunch about the compelling, clever, resourceful, and original perspectives in everyone. Show us one or more of those ways and you could be one of five to win $1,000. Contest entry is easy. Just follow the prompt, shoot a video, and enter below to share it with us.

Five winners will receive $1,000

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020

Ready to start the process of switching to solar? It only takes four easy steps. Step 4: Power your life on sunlight.

Scholarship Official Rules

The Blue Raven Solar Power the Future scholarship is open to high school seniors or college students over the age of 13 who are legal U.S. residents. Home-schooled students may also apply so long as their completed coursework equals a high school senior. Scholarship awards are payable only to students living in the United States. Student must enroll in a semester beginning no later than September 30, 2020. Award recipients will be notified by August 20, 2020 via email at which point they must accept scholarship and confirm school of attendance. Award will be sent to award recipient’s school’s financial aid office via check. Scholarship award is not based on financial need. Applicants are required to submit a video. (See “Make A Video” tab for details.) Participants must be declared, or have intent to declare a major. Contest is open to all majors

Got a winning idea? Share it with us. 

1. Follow the prompt

How will you Power the Future?

Let the question sink in for a minute, but don’t wait for an epiphany. Start drafting, storyboarding, or freestyling—if that’s your style. The creative process is the thinking process. Trust the process and show us what you can do!

2. Make the Video

Grab an idea and run with it.

Video submissions should be 1-2 minutes in length and, if shot using a smartphone, should be in landscape (not portrait) mode.To be considered fully eligible, submissions must answer the prompt and be completely original. 

3. Enter the Contest

Follow the video sharing steps.

Fill out the form below & submit your masterpiece to enter the contest. Then sit back & relax! Video entries will be judged by a panel of Blue Raven Solar staff. Five winners will be notified via email.

Enter today!

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of, which shall be final. All applicable federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Except where prohibited by law, participation constitutes the participant’s consent to Blue Raven Solar ’s use of their names, cities and states of residence, and entries (videos) for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes in any media, online or offline, without further permission, consent, payment or other consideration. If, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, Blue Raven Solar reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to the date of termination. Blue Raven Solar reserves the right to amend or modify the Terms & Conditions at any time during the promotion.

1. Total Awards

Five winning applicants will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Award money shall be applied to cover winners educational expenses in the field or major of their choosing and will be sent to the school’s financial aid office.

2. Awards Selection

Video entries will be judged by a panel of Blue Raven Solar staff. Five winners will be notified via email by August 20, 2020. Judging decisions will be final. Awards will be sent to the winners after all required proof and documentation is received.

3. Award Conditions

Acceptance of award constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winners names, cities, states, likenesses and/or voices for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. Read Blue Raven Solar’s Privacy policy here. 

4. All Rights Reserved

Blue Raven Solar reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Power the Future Scholarship, in whole or in part, at any time, as deemed appropriate to Blue Raven Solar without notice. Notwithstanding said termination, the scholarships will be awarded as set forth in these Official Rules.

5. Limitation of Liability

Blue Raven Solar is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, technical error, or human error which may occur in the processing of entries and submissions. Blue Raven Solar assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or alteration of entries.

6. And Another Thing …

Acceptance of award constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winners names, cities, states, likenesses and/or voices for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation.