All the creative high school juniors and seniors in the state of Louisiana have good news! The George Rodrigue Foundation or The Arts is thrillingly welcoming students to participate in extraordinary 2021 Visual Arts and Songwriting Contest. If you are the one with a lot of creativity, then you should not miss this chance to win a huge amount for paying your educational needs. Applicants should mandatorily be high school juniors or seniors with creativity residing in the state of Louisiana to be eligible.
The 2020 year has been immensely difficult for all the people across the world. The George Rodrigue Foundation understands the difficulties everyone has faced during this pandemic and for bringing the creative geeks back to their creativity by involving them into these creative contests. The foundation wants to support the students for paying their educational expenses through these contests. These contests encourage the students to perform well in their educational years through the contest.
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts or GRFA encourages the students for being the best with their exceptional programs or contests. The foundation is dedicated to giving a platform to the deserving highly creative students to flaunt their skills and talent and get the deserving appreciation. The foundation is started after the name of George Rodrigue, who was triggered with polio and even after that he expressed his talent through arts.
Please refer all you need to know about the programs in the table below:
|Organization||George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts|
|Educational Level||High school juniors or seniors|
|Number of Awards||13|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||February 26, 2021|
|Requirement||Application, Essay, Song|
Who May Be Eligible
Both the contest have different requirements. The basic requirement is mentioned below:
- Applicants should mandatorily be high school juniors or seniors with creativity residing in the state of Louisiana to be eligible.
How to Apply
Candidates should select the contest they are applying for and complete their piece of art according to the guidance. Applicants should submit their song or the artwork with the respective links. Fellows should submit all the required details and materials without any negligence any invalid or incomplete submission will not be accepted. Please maintain the originality of your work to be considered for awards.
Artwork or song script should be submitted by considering the following:
- How has disaster and disease shaped art and music throughout history?
- How has your life changed as a result of COVID-19?
- What does social distancing and quarantine mean to you?
- What has been the most difficult part of this year for you?
- What do you miss most about life before COVID-19?
- What is your hope for the future?
Benefits of both the contest differs. Check the award amount here:
- VISUAL ART CONTEST: 10 finalists to share $19,000 in college scholarships.
- SONGWRITING CONTEST: 3 finalists to share $6,000 in college scholarships.
Submission for both the contests will close on February 26, 2021. No late submission will be accepted.