Student Art Contest - Science without Borders® Challenge 2021


Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 9:00am to Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59pm


The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is excited to announce the 9th Annual Science Without Borders® Challenge. This international art contest was created to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art. The purpose of the contest is to inspire students to be creative while learning about important ocean conservation issues. 

The theme for the 2021 Science without Borders® Challenge is "The Magic of Mangroves."

Work will be judged in two categories based on age, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes awarded for each:

  • Students 11-14 years old
  • Students 15-19 years old

Winners of the Science without Borders® Challenge will be publicly announced. Prizes awarded to contestant winners are as follows:

  • 1st Place: $500 scholarship
  • 2nd Place: $350 scholarship
  • 3rd Place: $200 scholarship

The deadline for entry into this year’s Science without Borders® Challenge is Monday, March 1, 2021, at 11:59 pm.



How to apply/register:

Contestants must submit a digital entry form with and uploaded copy of their artwork. All required fields on the entry form must be filled out in order to be considered for awards. All participants under the age of 13 must have a parent or guardian fill out the COPPA Notice Form. The form is to be uploaded with the digital entry form. 



Contact Name:

Amy Heemsoth

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