Tysons Interfaith Essay & Art Contest

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Tysons Interfaith Essay & Art Contest

Tysons Interfaith is accepting applications now for the 2021 essay or art contest. TYSO Tysons Interfaith is encouraging individuals to come forward and submit an essay or work of art inspired by their experiences during the pandemic. This is your opportunity to tell everyone about your experiences and what was your version of this pandemic. The possible topics on which you can write or create art are Lessons learned; Heroes admired; How your faith or values helped you cope; Expectations going forward. The topics are quite simple and can be easily attempted. You are required to frame your submission based on your real-life experiences and encounters.

The following essay or art contest is divided into three categories: adult, teen, and youth, and each category will have three winners and be given places as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. All the winners will be awarded cash prizes. By submitting an entry, the candidate will grant the right to Tysons Interfaith to share your essay or art,
with your name, on the Tysons Interfaith website, and in local newspapers. The last date for the submission of your entries is October 15, 2021. The results and the prizes will be announced on November 1, 2021.

Tysons Interfaith is an inclusive and welcoming community of diverse faith traditions and spiritual practices. Tysons Interfaith is an organization of diverse faith partners creating opportunities for spiritual connection, learning, and service for the people of the Tysons area. The Mission of Tysons Interfaith is to advance the principles of diversity, mutual respect, compassion, and ethical engagement. As partners in faith, they seek to weave the values of spiritual connection, spiritual learning, mutual support, and community service into the fabric of the Tysons community.

Brief Description

Following is the brief description of the following scholarship:

OrganizationTysons Interfaith
Education LevelAll
Access ModeOnline
Number of Awards9
Contest DeadlineOctober 15, 2021
Application FeesNot required
RequirementsEssay or art

Who is Eligible?

There are no restrictions regards to eligibility for the following contest. The applications are open to all.

How to Apply?

The interested individuals are required to submit their artworks or essay on the following possible topics: Lessons learned; Heroes admired; How your faith or values helped you cope; Expectations going forward.

  • Send essays to: essay@tysonsinterfaith.org   Recommended 300 words or less.
  • Send scanned art to: art@tysonsinterfaith.org   Art can be photos or drawing
    mediums on one 8 1/2 x 11″ page.
  • For each submission include: Full name; Age group; Category (Essay or Art); Email; and Mailing Address


All of the submissions will be reviewed and judged by the selection committee and out of all, the three most deserving candidates out of each category: Adult, Teen, Youth will be selected as the winners of the following scholarship. The winners will be awarded the following:

  • Youth (12 and under)
  • 1st place: $100
  • 2nd place: $50
  • 3rd place: $25
  • Teen (13 to 18)
  • 1st place: $200
  • 2nd place: $100
  • 3rd place: $50
  • Adult (19 and up)
  • 1st place: $200
  • 2nd place: $100
  • 3rd place: $50

Application Deadline

The deadline for the application submission for the following contest is October 15, 2021. No applications will be considered after this date.

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