Students can win scholarships in the 2024 Treasury Art Contest

Published 4:00 pm Thursday, January 11, 2024

The 2024 Art Contest sponsored by the Mississippi State Treasury is now open.

This year, more than $7,000 in scholarships will be awarded to children through the competition.

“How can your child compete?” asked State Treasurer David McRae. “Just submit a piece of artwork that answers the question: What do you want to do when you grow up?”

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Students from Pre-K to 12th grade are invited to participate and a $1,000 Mississippi Affordable College Savings scholarship will be delivered to the first-place contender in each of four categories: PreK to second grade; third to fifth grades; sixth through eighth grades; and ninth through 12th grades.

Second-place winners will receive a $500 MACS scholarship, and third-place winners will each receive a $250 MACS scholarship.

Pre-K through second grade students should submit their artwork on the official entry form. Other students should submit their original 8.5-by-11-inch artwork using the medium of their choice.

Deadline for submissions is Feb. 29. For full information and forms, visit or click here.