Youngarts’ National Art Competition

The YoungArts’ national art competition is now open for summer round. This is especially available for 15 – to 18-year-old visual, literary or performing artist in the United States. A range of benefits will be given the winners, including cash up to $10, 000. The deadline is 16 October 2020.

Scholarship Description
Writing encompasses creative nonfiction, novel, play or script, poetry, short story and spoken word. The strongest submissions demonstrate a sense of inventiveness, show attention to the complexities and technical aspects of language, and have a clear, original, and distinct point of view.

Award Value
The winners of the Youngarts’ National Art Competition will be granted benefits as follow:

  • Cash awards (up to $10, 000)
  • Mentorship by accomplished artists 
  • A lifetime of creative and professional support
  • A peer network of distinguished artists
  • Nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts 
  • National recognition

Level and Area of Studies
Not specified.

Place of study
Not specified.

Eligibility and Requirement

  • Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient (copy of the documentation is required in the application)
  • Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year you are applying
  • Have not already been named a YoungArts finalist and previously attended National YoungArts Week.

Application Instruction
Complete the YoungArts application on Acceptd, including required documentation and audition or portfolio materials, by the deadline. ​Pay the $35 application fee or get a fee waiver. 

Submission Deadline
16 October 2020

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