The National Student Show & Conference

Helping students become successful creative professionals
The National Student Show & Conference (NSSC) is a professionally judged creative
competition and three-day conference built for students and their educators.



The Show

Five judges select the best student work and
award $20,000 in scholarships and cash prizes,
including a $1,000 prize for best school.

Call For Entries
February 23rd, 2018


Categories & Rules

The Conference

1 show | 3 days | 4 keynotes
12 studio tours | 15 breakout sessions
30+ companies at portfolio review and job fair

Save The Date
April 12 - 14, 2018


Get your ticket





The Show

Featuring two new scholarships

$2,500
Richard Patrick Memorial Photography Scholarship

$2,000
Illustrator Masters Illustration Scholarship





Judged by industry leaders






The Conference


Three days of exclusive content

Breakout Sessions



Keynote Speakers



Student Show Gallery



Portfolio Review & Job Fair