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‘Color the World with Character’ Poster Drive [Certificates Available]: Applications Open from Nov 15, 2021

Applications are invited to showcase your artistic, imaginative, and creative talent with a positive & original poster design based around the theme “Color the World with Character.”

About the Opportunity

The Character Education Week Initiative promotes character education among all PreK-12 schools as they work together to prepare students for the demands and challenges of the 21st century. School of Science and Technology and its partners are all part of this initiative because they believe that a child’s character development is of the utmost importance.

They run worldwide ‘Color the World with Character’ PreK-12 Poster Drive. The winners will participate in the ‘STARS in the CHARACTER SKY’ Event to learn more from the noble people around the world, and to share their insights with the audience.

Benefits

  • All participants will receive a ‘Congratulations Certificate’ from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
  • All participants will receive a ‘Certificate of Recognition ’ from University of Houston.
  • All teachers will receive a prestigious ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from character.org.
  • All participants’ names will be posted on the World famous website of www.TheCharacterWeek.com per their opt-in/out.
  • Some posters will be displayed in the Gallery Section of www.TheCharacterWeek.com based on the poster’s aesthetic proficiency, alignment with the character-building theme, and students’ emotional response concerning the character-building theme after March 30, 2022.
  • All participants’ entries will be promoted on The Character Day social media.

Categories

The Character Education Week Poster Drive is divided into two categories by submission type.

  • Traditional Poster Category (PreK-12): The traditional Poster Category is divided into five divisions by grades.
    • PreK-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-5
    • 6-8
    • 9 – 12
  • Digital Poster Category (6-12): It is divided into two divisions by grades.
    • 6 – 8
    • 9 – 12

Submission Format

  • Traditional Poster Rules:
    • Poster entries must provide a positive message about the Character Education Week and focus on one of the character traits.
    • Use only 11” X 17” or 12” X 18” paper or poster board
    • Must be student’s ORIGINAL Artwork, and be age-appropriate within-grade divisions
    • NO glue; NO glitter; NO attachments; NO signatures; NO names in front of posters
    • NO syndicated, copyrighted, or clipart images
    • NO computer-aided or copy-machine poster entries
    • NO profanity; NO sexually explicit content; and NO drawings of a suggestable nature allowed
    • Reproducibility, spelling, grammar, and poster messages also factor in judges’ decisions
    • Use good lettering, high contrast, and bright colors on paper or poster board size 11” x 17” or 12” x 18”
    • The words used in the poster should be in English or in the native language with an English translation. 
    • The submitted jpeg image of the poster should be at least 300 dpi.
    • Photo of the Artwork (ONLY Artwork) should be submitted.
  • Digital Poster Rules:
    • Poster entries must provide a positive message and focus on The Character Education Week and focus on one of the character traits.
    • Use Adobe Illustrator or similar vector-based program only
    • Vector graphic only. No raster images
    • Use only 11” X 17” or 12” X 18” layout in a digital program
    • Must be student’s ORIGINAL Artwork, and be age-appropriate within-grade divisions
    • NO attachments or “placed” images; NO signatures; NO names in front of posters
    • NO syndicated, copyrighted, or clipart images
    • NO profanity; NO sexually explicit content; and NO drawings of a suggestable nature allowed.
    • Reproducibility, spelling, grammar, and poster messages also factor in judges’ decisions
    • Use good lettering, high contrast, and bright colors in a vector digital program
    • The words used in the poster should be in English or in the native language with an English translation. 
    • The submitted jpeg image of the poster should be at least 300 dpi.
    • Photo of the Artwork (ONLY Artwork) should be submitted.

How to Apply?

  • Only one poster entry per student will be accepted. 
  • Scan/or take a photo of your artwork (ONLY Artwork) accordingly
  • Fill out the Entry Form completely
  • Use English Alphabet Character ONLY for filling the form
  • Be in compliance with all the requirements of the poster drive
  • Upload your artwork
  • Post your reflection statement in English in response to the question listed in the padlet platform related to your character value submission. 
  • Submit your artwork

Application Deadline

February 7, 2022

Click here to view the official notifications for the Color the World with Character’ Poster Drive with The Character Week


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