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Last Chance: Our Video Scholarship Deadline is April 20

Posted on April 15, 2013 by The VRG Blog Editor

One $500 award; two $250 awards!

The Rules:

Create and submit a video relating what you want to tell others about vegetarianism and/or veganism.

Some possible topics: food, nutrition, your feelings about veganism and/or vegetarianism, water usage and vegetarianism, vegetarianism and animal rights, or other vegetarian topics which appeal to you. Humor and feelings are appreciated. All videos should be positive, not be critical of anyone, and not include any footage of animal cruelty. You may submit a video you have already made.

Aspects of judging include accuracy and judges wanting to share the video with others.

Entrants give permission to The Vegetarian Resource Group to post and share the video, to link to and from the video, and share the video with the media.

DEADLINE: April 20, 2013

Click here to read the rest of the scholarship rules and apply»

Anja Perse was one winner of The Vegetarian Resource Group video contest for her video Biti zdrav / Being Healthy. She said:

I think my documentary describes my decision of becoming a vegan quite well, but I’ll put it in words anyway. I’m interested in vegetarianism, or more in veganism, because of the health issues I had in the past. I realized that food is really an important element when it comes to health and I noticed that this kind of food habit make me feel better. I feel healthier and lighter, my body shape is much better than before and also I feel sort of clean and light. And I don’t call veganism a diet, I call it a lifestyle, because diets are usually short-term food habits, but this is my decision for the long-term and probably for my whole life. I believe in it, I stand for it, I support it. So my main reason is health and saving animal lives sort of came with it, and I like it this way. So I’m not trying only with food, but with clothing and other things too. I like to live environmentally friendly.

Visit for more of Anja’s recipes.

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