Are you a 15- to 18-year-old visual, literary or performing artist?
The application for the 2021 competition is now open through October 16, 2020.
- Cash awards
- Mentorship by accomplished artists
- A lifetime of creative and professional support
- A peer network of distinguished artists
- Nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts
- National recognition
- Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient (copy of the documentation is required in the application)
- Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year you are applying
- Have not already been named a YoungArts finalist and previously attended National YoungArts Week
HOW TO APPLY
- Complete the YoungArts application on Acceptd, including required documentation and audition or portfolio materials, by October 16, 2020, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Pay the $35 application fee or get a fee waiver. Learn more about fee waivers in our FAQ.