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Art Contest 

The 2024 deadline is Friday, March 15, 2024


Funding for the art contest awards is made possible by the State Department Federal Credit Union.

The 2024 Art Contest theme is 

 "Wherever You Go Becomes a Part of You"

The annual FSYF Art Contest challenges Foreign Service youth to create art in any flat medium based on a theme related to their experience. Children ages 5 - 18 (must still be in high school) are invited to submit their entries. 

Award Details

The judges from State Department Federal Credit Union select three winners for each age group, 5-8, 9-12, 13-18.  SDFCU provides generous cash prizes in each category. 

First Place: $500      Second Place: $250     Third Place: $100

    All winners are recognized at the Youth Award Ceremony held at the State Department in July. 

    To Enter:

    Complete the 2024 FSYF Art Contest google doc form.  You must submit a picture of your artwork via the google form or email to

    The original artwork must be mailed to FSYF Headquarters.  You will be given the mailing address once you email your completed application and picture of art to us.  The original art should be postmarked by the contest deadline - March 15, 2024.

    Contest Eligibility:

    Must be a current member of FSYF as of March 15, 2024.

    All FSYF contests are open to children of U.S. Foreign Affairs agency officials who are eligible for overseas assignment and who report to the Chief of Mission when at post.  

    The children of judges for this contest are not eligible to apply for this contest.

    Foreign Service Youth Foundation

    P.O. Box 50663

    Arlington, VA  22205


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