International Art Contest 2024 Details
- International Art Contest Overview
The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an International Art Contest 2024 designed to engage students and educators in the cause of ocean conservation through art. This annual art contest encourages students to unleash their creativity while raising public awareness about the imperative need to preserve, protect, and restore our world's oceans and aquatic resources, aligning with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation's broader objectives.
- Theme of this Art Contest 2024: "Hidden Wonders of the Deep"
The theme for the 2024 Science Without Borders® Challenge is "Hidden Wonders of the Deep." Participants are invited to submit artwork that captures the enigmatic and unique deep-sea creatures and ecosystems, unveiling the beauty and diversity that often remains concealed beneath the waves.
- Prizes in this International Art Contest
Winners of the Science Without Borders® Challenge will receive the following scholarships:
- 1st Place: $500
- 2nd Place: $350
- 3rd Place: $200
Additionally, a "People’s Choice" award will grant $50 scholarships to the winners in each age group.
- Eligibility in this International Art Contest 2024
This international art competition is open to students aged 11-19. Eligible participants must be enrolled in primary or secondary school, or their equivalent in homeschooling. College and university students are not eligible for this contest.
- Deadline in this International Student Art Contest 2024
Submissions must be received by Monday, March 4, 2024, to qualify for consideration.
- How to Apply in this Student Art Contest 2024
To participate in the 2024 Science Without Borders Challenge:
- Complete the online entry form.
- Upload a picture of your original artwork.
- Ensure timely submission, and if under 13, parental consent will be necessary.
Don't wait until the last minute! Utilize our "Tips for Success" to enhance your application, including crafting a compelling artist's statement that links your artwork to the theme.
- Judging Criteria in this International Student Art Contest
A panel of artists, educators, and scientists will evaluate the submissions based on:
- Quality of the artwork
- Adherence to the theme
For tips on creating winning artwork, review our guidelines.
- Contest Rules in this Art Contest 2024
Key rules include the acceptance of only original 2-dimensional handmade artwork, like paintings or drawings. While the application process is online, semi-finalists must mail in the original artwork for eligibility.
- Learn About the Theme: "Hidden Wonders of the Deep"
The 2024 Science Without Borders® Challenge theme focuses on the undiscovered treasures of the deep sea, featuring mysterious deep-sea creatures and ecosystems. This often-overlooked world is home to some of Earth's most unique and resilient life forms.
Applicants should submit a high-quality digital copy of their artwork online. Review our guidelines for creating the best digital image for submission. Digital scans and photographs are accepted, but remember that the artwork must be hand-created using acceptable media.
Supported Image Formats in this Science without Borders Art Challenge 2024: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, or PDF, with file sizes ranging from 3 MB to 10 MB.