Call For Entries:
February 23, 2018
View last year's winning work



Scholarships & Prizes

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

Enter your work       Categories and rules


$3,000
Top Senior Portfolio

Qualifying students must have more than 90 credits hours.

$2,000
2nd place Senior Portfolio

Qualifying students must have more than 90 credit hours.

$1,000
3rd place Senior Portfolio

Qualifying students must have more than 90 credit hours.

$2,000
Dick Sloan Junior Portfolio

Qualifying students must have 60–90 credit hours.

$1,000
Dick Sloan Sophomore Portfolio

Qualifying students must have less than 60 credit hours.

Qualifying students must meet a credit hour requirement and must submit work following special instructions.
Will be judged by a special panel of judges.


$2,500
Richard Patrick Memorial Photography Scholarship


$2,000
Illustrator Masters Illustration Scholarship


$250
Best of Category

30 categories—categories are not guaranteed a "best of" selection.

$500
Best of Show

$500
Jeff Barfoot Best Concept award

$500
Judges Choice

Each judge selects their favorite piece from the show.

$1,000
Best School

Awarded to a college, university, or school whose students’ work, as a whole, exhibits the highest level of work.

$500
Best use of Paper

$500
Best Copy

$500
Best Interactive

$500
Best Type



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