Mommy Blog Expert: Kids Art Contest College Scholarships Wyland Foundation National K-12 Artist Challenge

Monday, October 24, 2016

Kids Art Contest College Scholarships Wyland Foundation National K-12 Artist Challenge


Art Contest




Past winner, Wyland Foundation
Wyland Foundation's National Art Challenge focused on promoting environmental awareness is open for entries from October 1 - December 1, 2016. Kindergarten through 12th Grade Classrooms are encouraged to submit as a group to the Classroom Mural entry category in three age groups K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. In addition, individual students are invited to submit their work in two other categories Individual Art and Individual Photography. 


Past winner, Wyland Foundation
SCHOLARSHIPS & PRIZES TO WIN

Classroom Mural Contest

  • $1,000 for classroom art supplies - 1 winner in each grade category (K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
Individual Art Contest 
  • $1,500 Scholarship to a high school junior or senior, applied toward a four-year school or university
  • $50 gift certificate for art supplies, one prize for each grade K-12
Individual Photo Contest 
  • $1,500 Scholarship  to a high school junior or senior, applied toward a four-year school or university
  • New camera ARV $500, one winner from among all photography entries
Past winner, Wyland Foundation
Deadline: December 1, 2016

The art challenge encourages classrooms and students from K-12 to participate by creating murals, artwork, and photographs that highlight environmental awareness. The Wyland Foundation takes great pride in our efforts to promote awareness of clean water and healthy oceans. Our ongoing conservation theme provides you a wide palette to explore the things we can all do for a healthy planet, including our water and ocean.

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16 comments:

Jeannette said...

This looks absolutely awesome! I love the creativity of kids. It really let you into what they're thinking and how they're feeling. Something like this is outstanding I wish it was everywhere.

Brett said...

Wow, I love engaging kids in artwork, especially when it makes them look at the world around them. I especially like the fish and birds painting. That was absolutely gorgeous!

Liz Mays said...

I love the ties to community in the challenge. It helps instill a love for where they live in our little ones.

Janeane Davis said...

It is important to encourage children to participate in a variety of artistic endeavors. Art does good things for mood, temperament and intellect.

Lisa Favre said...

Sounds like such a wonderful foundation. Also, the prizes/scholarships give such wonderful opportunities for the young ones!

Mistee Dawn said...

What a great contest for an awesome prize. I love these kind of scholarships.

Jaredamy said...

I love artwork and how unique it can be. I always encourage my kids to be artistic and creative in their daily lives.

Tara said...

What a fabulous contest. This is a great way to promote environmental awareness and creativity.

Kathy BP said...

Those are some nice pieces of art. Very beautiful! Great prizes to be won too. How nice!

Little Miss Kate said...

What a great contest, thanks so much for sharing. I love getting kids involved in fun projects like this.

Melissa Chapman said...

What a fantastic contest for your little artists! And those prizes are so incredible too- what a wonderful way to help instill environmental awareness within our kids and encourage them to engage in the natural world.

Nancy P said...

Those are some really good art work! Great contest!

Ckrusch said...

What a great contest with an awesome prize. I love these kind of scholarships! I wish we had something like that!

Dawn GT said...

this is a cool contest. i love the pieces of art you shared. they are amazing.

Brianne Manz said...

What a wonderful contest. I love anything that brings out the creativity in children!

daytoday MOMents said...

Oh I love this, children are naturally so talented. Something we lose as we grow older.