20 April, 2020





Science Without Borders Challenge

The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international art contest that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. It’s is a perfect example of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM).

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The Science Without Borders® Challenge was created to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean science and conservation issues. The Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old, with scholarships of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Science.
  • Technology.
  • Engineering.
  • Art.
  • Math.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The entire process takes place online until Monday, April 20, 2020. Then A panel of artists, educators, and scientists will be formed to judge the Artwork and results will be posted on Living Oceans Foundation web page and social media pages. Also, winners, parents/guardians, and teachers will be contacted through email when the Challenge
has been completed.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • This international art competition is open to all students 11-19 years old.
  • Students must be enrolled in primary or secondary school, or the home school equivalent.
  • College and university students are not eligible for this contest.

Opportunity Cost


  • Prizes awarded to contestant winners are as follows:
    • 1st Place: $500 scholarship
    • 2nd Place: $350 scholarship
    • 3rd Place: $200 scholarship

How to Apply

First Step: Write your first and last name and age in pencil on the back of your artwork. Also include the same teacher’s first and last name, email, and phone number that you listed on your Entry Form.

Second Step: Fill out all required information on the Entry Forms (online only) here. Make sure to fill out this form before you mail your artwork. 

  • If you are under the age of 13 must, you should have a parent or guardian to fill out the COPPA Notice Form and mail it in with your artwork.

Third Step: mail your original artwork  to:

Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
Science Without Borders® Challenge
7 Old Solomons Island Rd, Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401    USA


  • Make sure you have downloaded and read the Contest Rules and Guidelines prior to submitting your artwork.
  • All artwork must be an original work by the contestant and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties. For instance, drawing a character from a cartoon or movie is not considered an original work.
  • The artwork must be 2D such as a painting or drawing. Acceptable media include: paint, pencil, marker, crayon, ink, felt, and oil pastel. Digitally created artwork, including photographs, are not accepted.
  • There is no minimum or maximum size requirements for the artwork.
  • You must send your original artwork. Digital copies of artwork are NOT permitted.
  • All submissions must be made by an individual artist. Group submissions are not permitted.
  • Participants may submit only 1 art piece.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rawan Hamed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team