The API Video Challenge

The Challenge

You are invited to create a 2-5 minute video about your study abroad experience.

If you were a future student looking into studying abroad, what type of video would inspire you to take the plunge? We want to see a video that encapsulates your study abroad experience! Stop motion, scripted, spur of the moment, video mashup – the choice is yours!

Video Challenge Theme

“What I love about my API host city.”


This contest is open to API students who have A: Completed an API program and/or B: Are currently participating in an API program.

How To Enter

The Prize

  • 1st place: $250
  • 2nd place: $150
  • Honorable Mention: feature on API website & various web presences


The API Video Challenge deadline is 11:59 CST on December 15, 2011.

Video Entry Requirements

Length: Video should be between 2–5 minutes.

Content: The video should not contain content that is inappropriate, indecent or obscene. Any music used in video must be original or appropriately licensed for use. All content must be original work.

Selecting A Winner

A panel of API staff members will view all submissions and narrow down to 3 finalists. The three finalists will be announced – from here, it will be up to the public to determine the video contest winner!

Winner will be alerted via email. Announcements will be published on API social media profiles.

API Video Contest Fine Print

By entering the API Video Challenge, you give API the right to use your video in any and all media outlets. By submitting your video, you also confirm all content is original work.

Good Luck!

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Jul 30, 2021 @ 16:16
API is hiring! If you’re interested in joining our API family, check out the link below to apply today!
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Our API London students living a fairytale at Leeds castle!

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✈️ Today's #TravelTuesday is brought to you by UWL student Emily Link who studied abroad with API in Ireland! Head over to API's Instagram to check it out!

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Our customized spanportumass group has just arrived, and they’ve just met their host families! We couldn’t be happier to host such a great group in Salamanca!!
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