SVYCA Art Contest for Middle and High School Students

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SVYCA Art Contest for Middle and High School Students

The Silicon Valley Youth Climate Change is organizing an art contest for the middle and high school students of Santa Clara County. To participate, you are requested to submit artwork as a 2D photograph. Include a title to your work and write 3 to 6 sentences explaining your artwork and how it relates to the theme. The theme of the contest is (a) climate change and (b) community. The last date to submit your entries is August 10, 2021. Please submit your work before the deadline or else your entries will be considered invalid.

The winning candidates under each category of the SVYCA Art Contest will win exciting cash rewards. The prize will be offered to the top three artworks under each category. Also, all the winning works will be published in the 2021-2022 school year environmental curriculum for Santa Clara County. It is an amazing opportunity for all the budding artists to showcase their talent and enhance their skills in the field for a better career.

Silicon Valley Youth Climate Change began in 2019, which brought together more than 220 local students and environmental activists. Presently, SVYCA has local youth climate action teams at various locations. They also have an advocacy team focused on California state-level policies and a transit team focused on transportation issues.

Brief Description     

Refer to the table below for further details:

OrganizationSilicon Valley Youth Climate Change
Educational LevelMiddle and high school students
Access modeOnline
Number of Awards6
CitySanta Clara County
Application DeadlineAugust 10, 2021
Application feesN/A
RequirementsA piece of art

Who is Eligible?

For participating in the contest, the candidate must satisfy the following conditions:

  1. The participant must be a middle or high school student.
  2. The participant must be a resident of Santa Clara County.
  3. The theme of the contest are as follows:
  4. Climate Change: How does climate change affect your daily life, community, or the world? How can we help combat the issue?
  5. Community: How could you make a positive environmental impact on your city? Think about what you can do to fix the unique environmental challenges in your area.

How to Apply?

For participating in the Svyca Art Contest, the participant is requested to follow the stated guidelines:

  1. The art should be such that it can be submitted in a 2D photograph.
  2. Include a title to your art and explain your artwork in 3 to 6 sentences.
  3. Submit your entries at


The winners under each category will receive cash prizes which are listed as follows:

  • Middle School:

First place – $150, Second Place – $100, Third Place – $50

  • High Place:

First Place – $150, Second Place – $100, Third Place – $50

Application Deadline

The entries for the Svyca Art Contest are open till August 10th, 2021. Kindly submit your work before the deadline for consideration of your candidature.

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