2019 Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Ocean Awareness Contest
Ocean Awareness Contest

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00am to Monday, June 17, 2019, 11:59pm

The Ocean Awareness Student Contest challenges middle and high school students from around the world to communicate the science of pressing ocean issues through art, poetry, prose, film, or music.

The 2019 theme is Presence of Future: Climate Change and the Ocean. Students are asked to create a piece about a coastal/marine species, place, or system that will be threatened, altered, or lost due to climate change. The Contest is free to enter, and students can earn scholarships of up to $1,500.

  • Deadline to submit: June 17, 2019
  • Open to students ages 11-18 worldwide
  • Students can work as individuals or as a group/class/club
  • Free to enter

How to apply/register:

Please review all guidelines on the How to Enter page.

Submissions are accepted online through Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs portal.

Contact Name:

Ren Bettencourt

Contact Email: