#NCD #Child #Global #Art #Contest 2018

NCD Child has launched a global art and video contest for adolescents to visually highlight the importance of non-communicable disease prevention and control for young people and their communities. The theme for the contest is “Health For Youth = Health For All” in recognition of World Health Day.
The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness on how young people are affected by non-communicable diseases.
Youth with special needs may have assistance from their teachers, parents, or guardians to help with their entry. If assistance is given, please note this on the entry form.
Entries must include a completed, legible entry form and consent form. If you are chosen as a winner, you will be required to send a recent photograph of yourself. Entries that do not comply with the contest requirements will be disqualified. Entries will be judged on: Visual impact, Artistic merit, Original concept. Winning entries will be selected by a panel of NCD Child judges, including pediatricians.

Location:

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 Benefits

  • First-place winners and a parent/guardian will be invited to a presentation ceremony during the United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York, New York in September 2018.
  • Each first-place winner will also receive a $500 USD cash prize, a matching $500 award to a youth-related organization of the winner’s choice, and travel to New York, including lodging for three nights and reimbursement for travel-related expenses.
  • The second-place winners will each receive $200 USD. The third-place winner will each receive $100 USD.
  • Some artwork may be featured on the NCD Child website and in promotional materials.

 Eligibilities

The contest is open to young persons in two age groups: ages 12-16 years and 17-21 years.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. All entries must be submitted to the NCD Child Secretariat via electronic mail at this address: ncdchild@aap.org. Please use ‘NCD Child Global Art Contest’ as the Subject Line.
  2. All entries must be received by May 31, 2018 at 5:00pm CDT. Entries submitted after this date will not be considered.
  3. Multiple entries may be submitted in the contest. The contest includes two categories: 1) drawings/paintings and 2) videos or audio submissions.
  4. All entries must be submitted to the NCD Child Secretariat via electronic mail at this address: ncdchild@aap.org.Please use ‘NCD Child Global Art Contest’ as the Subject Line.
  5. All entries must be received by May 31, 2018 at 5:00pm CDT. Entries submitted after this date will not be considered.
  6. Multiple entries may be submitted in the contest. The contest includes two categories: 1) drawings/paintings and 2) videos or audio submissions.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

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