The National Student Show & Conference

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



The Show

Judges select the best student work and
award $20,000 in scholarships and cash prizes.

Call for Entries
March 8, 2021


Rules & Categories

The Conference

All Virtual!
A week of speakers, breakouts and workshops

Save the Date
March 29–April 3, 2021






The Show

Featured scholarships

$1,000
Richard Patrick Memorial Photography Scholarship

$1,000
Genevieve Meek Illustrator Masters Scholarship








The Conference

Days of exclusive content


Breakout Sessions



Keynote Speakers



Student Show Gallery



Portfolio Review & Job Fair










This year's speakers

Keynote speakers who motivate and inspire



Hance Taplin

Hance Taplin

By Way of Dallas
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