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

Please note: at the time of this recording, the competition was scheduled for February. The deadline was moved to March to provide more time to receive submissions. See below for new deadlines.

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 $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.

Submit Video