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Applications for the Waldman International have now passed.


The 2017-2018 Waldman International Arts and Writing Competition allows students in grades 6-12 to compete for academic scholarships. Winning artists are also recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by the contest organizers on April 11, 2018. This year’s theme is Children in the Holocaust, 1933-1945. 

There are three categories students may submit to: creative writing, visual arts, or short film (high school only).  In each of the three categories, high school winners will win a $500 for first prize, $250 for second prize, or $100 for third prize. Middle schoolers will win $250 for first prize, $100 for second prize, or $50 for third prize in the two eligible categories. All prizes are to be used as academic scholarships.

Full contest details can be downloaded here.

Deadline for All Entries – Jan 3, 2018 at 3 pm (PLEASE NOTE: In addition to digital submissions, physical Visual Arts submissions must be brought to the Holocaust Center by this date)

No Entries will be accepted past this date/time.


To apply for the Waldman International Award, use the form below. Having trouble seeing the form? Click here!