Commemorating Black History Month by celebrating the lives, works, legacies, as well as contributions made by African / Black people, both past and present, to world history and culture.
Current High School Student (9 - 12th grade).
The essays submitted to our competitions will be judged based on the following elements of writing
The artwork submitted to our competitions will be judged based on the following elements of artistic expression
Winning submissions will be notified VIA EMAIL after the deadline.
Center of Thought's selection process involves an anonymous multi-member panel of professional and academic advisors with a broad range of expertise relative to art, design, and technical writing.
February 17, 2023, 11:59 PM CST
By entering this contest you are agreeing to be added to Center of Thought’s email list for forthcoming opportunities. By submitting images and essays, you agree that the image/essay is your own work. The actual artwork/essay will remain the property of the student. Should your work be accepted, you grant Center of Thought the right to reproduce your image on our website, on social media, and where appropriate to help promote our competitions. Center of Thought will always credit you wherever feasible. We will not use your image for any other purpose without permission.
See "Contest Submission Form" below.
If you have trouble with the online form, please send/email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: COT Black History Contest 2023. Be sure to include your name and the school you attend in the body of the email.
PLEASE NOTE: ENTRIES THAT ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH GUIDELINES ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!