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2022 YoungArts National Competition Application

  • 1.  2022 YoungArts National Competition Application

    Posted 10-05-2021 13:55

    The YoungArts national competition for artists age 15-18 or in grades 10-12 is still open until October 15 at 11:59 PM EST.

    Disciplines: Classical Music, Dance, Design Arts, Film, Jazz, Photography, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice, Writing

    YoungArts award winners receive:

    • Cash awards of up to $10,000
    • 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

    You can access our application portal here 

    If you have any questions about the application, you can check out our FAQs, email us at or give us a call at (305) 377-1140.

    We look forward to receiving your emerging artist's application.

    Kind regards,

    Heike Dempster
    Associate Director of Public Relations and Outreach
    National YoungArts Foundation