To be eligible, you must be able to answer ”Yes“ to these statements:
- I am either a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident/green card recipient, or I can demonstrate that I am legally able to receive taxable income in the United States.
- I am in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year I am applying.
- If I’m selected as an award winner with distinction, this would be my first time attending National YoungArts Week.
Strong portfolios demonstrate a mastery of the ability to take risks, develop an idea through a series of images, showcase a range of experimentation, and clearly articulate visual and conceptual ideas.
Requirements are for reference only and will be updated in June 2024.
The 2025 YoungArts application opens in June 2024.
Getting to experience a week surrounded by individuals who shared my interests and creative passion was something I’ve never experienced before. I am so inspired to pursue art for the rest of my life.”