Help Your Child Win Up To $50,000 Doodling For Google
Have you ever typed something into Google and seen the fun doodles surrounding the brand word on the page? They typically commemorate things like important days in history, birthdays of notable figures from history, holidays in the U.S. and worldwide. Always super impressive if you ask me.
Once a year, Google hosts a contests for students to submit their own Google Doodles for their chance to not only have it featured on the popular search engine’s homepage but also to win scholarships.
That time is now!
According to the popular search engine, students in kindergarten through grade 12 or teachers on behalf of their students can enter this contest, which takes place now through March 18. The guidelines for what the students can submit are super broad, leaving room for students to be as creative as they would like.
Artists can use any materials they want and they can doodle anything that inspires them. A few things that need to be submitted include the entry form, the doodle itself and an artist statement about how the doodle represents something that inspires them.
Submissions will be judged based on artistic merit, creativity and theme communication. The finalists will be chosen on a state-by-state basis, with the national winner being selected by a panel of Google executives.
In addition to being featured for the day on, the national winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology package for their school or non-profit organization, a trip to the Google headquarters in California and Google swag and gear.
Tell your kiddos to start doodling!