iCanvas believes art has transformative power on people and spaces, and we’re proud to support a new student artist each year as they invest in their creative education. We aim to help create a world filled with art, and in order for there to be more art in the world, we need more artists in the world!
We’re excited to offer a $1,000 scholarship to art students as a small way to support your artistic endeavors. To enter, simply use this form to submit your artwork by 12/31/2020.
Click here to read interviews with winners and see last year's honorable mentions on our blog.
What medium/processes/materials/techniques qualify for this scholarship?
Any form of art with any material and technique you like, as long as it’s visual. All you need in order to enter is a photo of your work.
How old must I be to enter this scholarship?
There is no age restriction. You just have to be a student at a college or university pursuing an art-related degree.
I'm a graduate student (or will be a graduate student soon). Can I still apply?
Yes! Graduate students are welcome to apply.
How do I know that my art is entered in the contest?
Once you click "SUBMIT" you should see a confirmation message at the bottom of the form that confirms your submission.
When and how will you announce the winner?
The winner is expected to be announced about two weeks after the deadline to submit (12/31/2020, 11:59 PM EST). iCanvas will contact the winner directly, and the selected piece will be featured on our website, within our emails, and across our social channels.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A purchase will not improve chances of winning.
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: You have not yet won.
OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND U.S. TERRITORIES By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.
PROMOTION PERIOD: Promotion begins 12:01 A.M. EST on October 6, 2019 and ends at 11:59 P.M. EST on December 6, 2019 when all entries must be received ("Promotion Period"). Promotion Period subject to change.
ELIGIBILITY: The Scholarship (the "Promotion") is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are enrolled in college or university, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner(s) will be selected by iCanvas from all eligible submissions received on or about December 20, 2019 (the "Drawing Date"). iCanvas reserves the right to determine the winner at their discretion without disclosing the criteria to candidates. By entering the Scholarship, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Scholarship.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Any potential winner will be notified by email and/or telephone. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within five (5) days from the date iCanvas first tries to notify him/her, and/or the scholarship or scholarship notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the scholarship, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared the "winner" of the Promotion.
PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS: There will be one (1) winner of a $1,000 scholarship. Each of the scholarships can be used at the school of the winner's choice. The scholarship will be held in escrow by iCanvas until the winner notifies the iCanvas organization in writing of what school he or she will be attending and where to send the prize money. The scholarships may only be used to defray education costs at a college or graduate school of the winner's choice, both 2 and 4-year institutions are acceptable.
TAXES: All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner's sole responsibility.
OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE: All entry materials become the property of iCanvas and will not be acknowledged or returned.
NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION: No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
CONSENT AND RELEASE: By entering the Promotion, each entrant releases and discharges the Sponsor, judging organization (if applicable), and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Sponsor Entities"), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion.
DISCLAIMERS: Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor's servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. (ii) Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the website. Use of bots or other automated processes to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION: This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.
WINNER LIST: For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, within six (6) months of the Drawing Date, to: Winner List: iCanvas Scholarship, 8280 Austin Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053.
SPONSORSHIP: This Promotion is sponsored by iCanvas (8280 Austin Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053).
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