Applications for the Science Without Borders Challenge 2023 are now open. The Science Without Borders Challenge is an international contest that engages students and teachers in ocean conservation through art.
This annual competition inspires students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources, contributing to the overarching goals of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation.
The theme for the 2023 Science without Borders Challenge is “The Sixth Extinction.” For this year’s contest, you can help create awareness about endangered species. They ask students to create a piece of artwork that highlights the beauty and importance of a marine species that is on the brink of extinction.
Winners of the Science Without Borders Challenge will be awarded with the following scholarships:
Work will be judged in two categories based on age, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes awarded for each:
A panel of artists, educators, and scientists judge the Science Without Borders Challenge. Artwork will be evaluated on the quality of the artwork, originality, and adherence to the theme. The judges will use a Grading Rubric to evaluate the artwork.
When creating your artwork, you should think about these questions:
To apply to the 2023 Science Without Borders Challenge, fill out the online entry form, upload a picture of your artwork, and make sure everything is submitted before the deadline! If you are under the age of 13, your parents will be asked to provide consent, so make sure not to wait until the last minute.
Before applying, check out this Tips for Success for suggestions on how to make the most of your application, such as how to write a compelling artist’s statement and describing how your artwork relates to this year’s theme.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|
|Organizer||Living Oceans Foundation|