Call for Applications: 2013 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

November 28, 2012
 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Giuliana Bullard, gbullard@imls.gov

Call for Applications: 2013 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

Washington, DC—The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is accepting applications for the 2013 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.

The twelve winning programs will receive $10,000 and the opportunity to accept their awards from First Lady Michelle Obama, the President’s Committee’s Honorary Chairman, at a ceremony at the White House. In addition, winners will receive an award plaque, the opportunity to attend the Annual Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2013, and recognition on the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award website.

Afterschool and out-of-school time arts and humanities programs sponsored by museums, libraries, performing arts organizations, educational institutions, arts centers, community service organizations, businesses, and eligible government entities are encouraged to consider submitting an application. Programs applying for the award must meet all of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards eligibility criteria.

Completed applications will only be accepted via the online process. The deadline for application submissions is Monday, February 4, 2013, 5:00 p.m. PST.

Please click the following link to access the online national Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Application: http://www.nahyp.org/how-to-apply/.

Prospective applicants with questions should e-mail info@nahyp.org or call 202-682-5575.

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