Road to Endeavour Social Media Prize

Video blog your Endeavour journey for the chance to win a share of $2,000 in prize money – and grow your social media following while you’re at it!

This is all part of our Road to Endeavour social media prize – where you document your experience leading up to the Endeavour Exhibition in video format and share it on social media channels.

Applications now closed.

How to apply

Only three teams are shortlisted to participate, but all Endeavour project teams are invited to apply by submitting a video elevator pitch.

Key dates

Tuesday 28 August
Deadline to apply
Tuesday 4 September
Shortlisted teams announced
Thursday 18 October
Winners announced at the Endeavour Awards Night

Shortlisted team produce three video blogs, which will be shared via the Melbourne School of Engineering’s social media channels. Suggested topics for the video blogs include (but are not limited to) the key milestones achieved, the challenges faced, or the lessons learnt during the project.

The most number of ‘likes’ will determine the winning team, and team members will share the grand prize of $2,000. All shortlisted teams receive a prize for participating.

Submitting your pitch video

Your elevator pitch video should provide an overview of the project you intend to develop for the Endeavour Exhibition.

How to submit your video:

  • Log into cloudstor using your University of Melbourne username and password
  • Select the ‘files’ tab
  • Upload your elevator pitch video
  • Create a sharable link
  • Email the link to

Entries will be judged on:

  • The quality of the video
  • How accessible the pitch is to a general public audience
  • How engaging the speakers are.

Video length should be no longer than two minutes per video.

Legal and consent forms

If your team has an industry partner and is shortlisted to take part in Road to Endeavour, you must seek permission from your industry partner to participate.

Entrants are advised to read the competition terms, video blog consent deed and industry partner consent deed prior to submitting their application.

Download: Industry partner consent deed [Word doc, 20kb]

Download: Video blog content deed [Word doc, 18kb]

Download: Competition terms [Word doc, 39kb]

Want to know what other prizes are available to project students? View our industry awards page for more details.