National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

Receipt Deadline February 8, 2017

The deadline for this program has passed.

Updated guidelines will be posted in advance of the next deadline. In the meantime, please use these guidelines to get a sense of what is involved in assembling an application.

Brief Summary

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 pleased to invite applications for the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.

Each of the 12 award-winning programs will receive $10,000 and an invitation to accept their award at a ceremony at the White House. In addition, all of the winners will receive an award plaque; will have the opportunity to attend the Annual Awardee Conference in Washington, DC, in the summer of 2017; and will be featured on the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program website.

After-school and out-of-school arts and humanities programs—also known as Creative Youth Development programs—that are sponsored by museums, libraries, and performing arts organizations; educational institutions (e.g., preschools; elementary, middle, and high schools; universities; and colleges); arts centers, community service organizations, and businesses; and eligible government entities are encouraged to consider submitting an application

Information and application materials available at the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities website.

The deadline for application submissions is Monday, February 13, 2017, 9:00 p.m. PST.

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Questions?

If you have questions, please contact the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities at (202) 682-5409. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing can contact NEH via Federal Relay (TTY users) at 800-877-8399.