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Student Scholarship 2023

Accepting entries until February 27, 2023

Illustrators 65th Annual

Judging has started and this competition is closed for entries

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Student Scholarship 2023

Presenting the premier showcase for college-level illustration students! Every year since 1981, the Society of Illustrators has recognized top students throughout the world through an exhibit, catalog, reception, and scholarship awards.

The Society of Illustrators is a museum that is open to the public in one of the largest cities in the United States. Now is your chance to have your best students represent your school and gain the attention from our visitors, including publishers, designers, art directors, curators, and art buyers.

This competition is only open to Undergraduate Department Chairs/ Administrators who are interested in entering their student's work.

Please be aware that A. I. Generated or Assisted art is NOT ELIGIBLE for this competition. All artwork must be completely original work.

If you are a Department Chair/ Administrator who is not already registered to enter work, please contact our Program Manager of Annual Exhibitions, Breann at for more information.

Deadline: February 27, 2023

Physical Exhibition: May 10 - July 8, 2023

Online Exhibition: Opens after physical exhibition concludes