Congressional Art Competition - Every year, the 49th District holds a Congressional art competition for public, private, and home school high school students to compete for the best artwork of the year. The winning entry is displayed for eleven months as part of an art installation in the U.S. Capitol Building along with other winning submissions from around the country. The winning artist each year is to be presented with two round trip tickets to Washington, D.C. to visit the Nation's capital and attend an exclusive reception inside the U.S. Capitol Building honoring the country's winners. Guidelines for the 2018 Artwork: Artwork must be two-dimensional; Each piece must be no larger than 26 x 26 x 4 including the frame; Artwork cannot weigh more than 15 lbs; Work entered must be the original; and, All work submitted must be framed or have reinforced backing and be ready to hang on the exhibition wall. Acceptable mediums for submissions: Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor etc.; Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, markers, pastels, charcoal (pastel and charcoal drawings should be fixed); Collage: must be two dimensional; Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints; Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.; Computer generated art; and, Photography. Each entry must be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate U.S. copyright laws. Any entry that has been copied from an existing photo or image (including a painting, graphic, or advertisement) or that was created by someone other than the student is a violation of the competition rules and will not be accepted. For more information: https://issa.house.gov/student-center/congressional-art-competition Deadline 4/28/18.
Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation Visual Arts Scholarships - presented to graduating North S.D. County high school seniors seeking to further their education in visual arts based upon their experience and accreditation from contests and arts programs. The scholarships are intended for student visual artists specializing in unique artwork such as paintings, sculptures, stained glass, ceramics, fine jewelry, digital media, and photography. More info at:http://www.ocaf.info/ocaf-scholarships/ Deadline 4/30/18.
Chloe Nichols Memorial Scholarship - The Chloe Nichols Foundation is an organization inspired by Chloe Nichols, an eight year-old girl whose spirit and determination inspires others to reach for and achieve their goals. Chloe was a fiercely determined girl who never backed down from a challenge. She was a very imaginative and creative child who loved stories, art and all things girly. She passed away tragically at age eight on August 25, 2009, and yes, she fought all the way to the end. The Chloe Nichols Foundation is a charitable organization established as a college scholarship fund and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Chloe Nichols Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 will be granted each year to one, or more, college bound high school senior(s) who demonstrates superior creativity. Please submit applications by May 1st to: Chloe Nichols Foundation ATTN: Scholarship 3290 Avenida Anacapa Carlsbad, CA 92009. Pick up application in Career Center or apply at: http://chloenichols.org/scholarship/
Seniors need to submit a creative work for consideration: any expression of creativity - written, photographic, or digital formats. Deadline 5/1/18.
Zona Murray Scholarship for the Arts - Soroptimist Int'l Oceanside-Carlsbad
Scholarship awards are awarded to three students who show originality and talent in either Visual Arts, Performing Arts, or a combination of both. Applicants must be senior girls who live in either Carlsbad or Oceanside. No submissions or art work will be returned. Include a short essay with a description of the work you are submitting and explanation of how you intend to pursue your artistic endeavors through your continuing education. Pick up application in the Career Center. Deadline is noon on April 11th.