8 October 2019.





Embracing Our Differences

Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art or creative writing submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences juried competition.

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Embracing Our Differences is a not-for-profit organization based in Sarasota, Florida, that uses the power of art and education to expand consciousness and open the heart to celebrate the diversity of the human family. It accomplishes this through an annual, large-scale, juried art exhibition and a comprehensive series of educational initiatives, programs and resources designed for teachers and students.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Art

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The 2020 exhibit will be on January 18 – April 5, 2020 at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, students — everyone can participate.
  • Your submission must be an original concept and execution and is not a copy or reproduction of the work of another.
  • e. National and international submissions are encouraged. There is no submission fee.
  • Your art must be HORIZONTAL in an orientation which means that it must be wider than it is tall.
  • Your digital file must be a high-resolution image of no less than 300 dpi (the higher the better) and Your digital file must be less than 400MB in size.
  • If making more than one submission online, you will need to create a separate entry for each one.
  • Teachers may complete and submit art on behalf of their students and, at their option, substitute their personal or school contact information for that of their student(s).

Opportunity Cost


  •  The winner will get $3,000 (US).

How to Apply

First Step:  A digital file of your art contained on a CD or flash drive.

Second Step:  You should complete and sign this form here.

Third Step:  A separate sheet of paper with a brief (200 word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative process and/or what the theme means to you.

Fourth Step: Mail your submission package to:

Embracing Our Differences, P.O. Box 2559, Sarasota, FL 34230-2559 USA.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Rahaf Elkhodary / Egypt

& Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team