Tell us your faith story to compete for a $5,000, $2,500 or $1,250 scholarship to Bethel University.

About the Scholarship Competition

If you are a high school junior or senior, we want to hear your faith story! Select one of the three speech topics below and share your faith experience in a 3-5 minute speech. To enter the competition, submit a 30-60 second video preview of your speech. Selected finalists will have the opportunity to present their full speech in front of a panel of judges on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Life-Changing Faith Speech Competition on Bethel’s campus. Finalists have the opportunity to win a one-time $5,000, $2,500 or $1,250 scholarship to Bethel.
  • Must be a high school junior or senior to enter
  • Videos must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST, March 31, 2021
  • If you are selected as a finalist you must present your speech in person on April 10, 2021

Speech Topics (choose one)

  • How have you integrated or lived out your faith in your school or community?
  • How has your Christian faith impacted someone else’s life?
  • How has someone else’s Christian faith impacted your life?
Video Requirements
  • 30-60 second preview of your speech
Speech Requirements
  • Time limit of 3-5 minutes
  • Speeches must focus on one of the speech topics listed


Use these rubrics to help guide your speech and video preview.

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