Science without Borders Challenge 2020


Applications call for Science Without Borders Challenge 2020 for Students. The Science Without Borders Challenge is an international contest for students and teachers in ocean conservation through art.

This Competition aims to support students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources, contributing to the overarching goals of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. The Science Without Borders Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.


The Science Without Borders Challenge will award three winners with the following prizes

  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $350
  • 3rd Place: $200


Students age 11-19 years old from all over the world are eligible to apply for Science. Students must be enrolled in primary or secondary school, or the home school equivalent and however college and university students are not eligible for this contest.

The evaluation team will judge the entries under two categories based on age, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes awarded for each:

  • Students 11-14 years old
  • Students 15-19 years old


A panel of artists, educators, and scientists judge the Science Without Borders Challenge. Judges will evaluate your artwork depending on the quality of the artwork, originality, and adherence to the theme. The judges will use a Grading Rubric to evaluate the artwork.

  • When creating your artwork, you should think about these questions:
  • Do your artwork reflect that you understand the theme of the contest?
  • Does your artist’s statement also show that you understand the contest theme?
  • Is your artwork original, inventive, and shows off your individual style?
  • Is your artwork neat? Are there tears, smudges, and/or smear marks?
  • Does your artwork invoke emotion for your viewers? Is it striking and memorable?

Deadline: 01 March 2020

For More Info, visit the official link.

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