The Better Business Bureau Educational Foundation Announces Video Scholarship Contest for High School Seniors and College Students

The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois is proud to announce a new video scholarship contest this year open to high school seniors and college students (community college, university, master’s level and trade schools) nSteve Bernas, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois says “We are excited to offer an exciting, creative, and fun opportunity for students to receive one of four $2,500 scholarships in the 2019 Student Scholarship Video Contest that focuses on trust and ethics.” nThrough the Chicago BBB “Embody Integrity” Video Scholarship, students should demonstrate in a 2 minute video or less, how they use any one of the BBB Standards of Trust to demonstrate how they embody integrity when making ethical decisions. Deadline to submit entries is May 31st, 2019.nnBBB Standards of Trust to be considered include:n• Building trustn• Being honest and transparentn• Honoring promisesn• Embodying integrity by approaching all their dealings and transactions with integritynnFor example: n• Being honest and transparentn• Honoring promises: Completing a task someone is reliant on, meeting deadlines, etc. n• Embodying integrity: Being a good bystander, doing what’s right through peer pressure, showing empathy, etc. nnFor more contest information and to submit applications, visit or email nnnABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2017, people turned to BBB more than 160 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Chicago and Northern Illinois which was founded in 1926 and serves counties from Northwest Illinois across the State to Kankakee and all the areas in between. nnMEDIA CONTACTS: nThomas JohnsonnDirector of Public and Board Relations,nBBB Serving Chicago & Northern, 312-245-2643? nnKarli Johnson nEducator & Brand Ambassador nBBB Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois, 312-802-0622nn

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