The deadline for students to submit their work to participate in the 10th annual college savings Mississippi art contest has been extended to Monday, March 20.
Students from across Mississippi will be competing for over $3,000 in Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) scholarships by submitting an original piece of art based on the theme, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Any Mississippi student from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, whether in a classroom, through an after-school program, or by homeschooling is eligible to participate in the contest.
A $500 MACS scholarship will be awarded to the first-place contestant in each of the following age categories:
- Pre-Kindergarten – Second Grade
- Third – Fifth Grades
- Sixth – Eighth Grades
- Ninth – 12th Grades
A second-place prize of a $250 MACS scholarship and a third-place prize of a $100 MACS scholarship will also be awarded in each category. Students in PreK through 2nd Grade should submit their artwork on an official entry form.
To download a copy of the Pre-K – 2nd Grade CSM Art Contest Rules and Registration Packet, click here. For a copy of the Third Grade – 12th Grade CSM Art Contest Rules and Registration Packet, click here.