2020 AMET Conference Theme Art Contest

Migrant Education in Focus 
Attention High School Migrant Students!! 

We are very excited to share with you the attached information about our 3rd Annual AMET Conference Theme Art Contest. The AMET planning committee is looking for artwork which depicts the 2020 AMET Conference theme: AMET 2020: Migrant Education in Focus

The following rules and procedures apply to the 2020 AMET Art Competition:

  • The competition is open to high school (grades 9-12) migratory students with a current, valid COE for the 2019-2020 school year. 

  • Artwork must be two-dimensional. Artwork can be no larger than 11 inches high and 8 ½ inches wide. Keep in mind that the selected artwork will be vertical on a program cover. 

  • Artwork must be of the student’s own original idea and design.

    • Plagiarism and/or violation of copyright laws is unacceptable, and any artwork deemed to be as such will be disqualified. 

  • Artwork must capture and demonstrate the 2020 AMET Conference theme: AMET 2020: Migrant Education in Focus. One winner will be selected. 

Accepted mediums for the two-dimensional artwork are as follows: 

  • Preferred: Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.) 

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc. 

  • Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc. 


DO NOT submit collages, prints (such as lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints), and/or photographs. These formats will be considered ineligible for consideration in the AMET Art Contest.


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, students must keep and preserve the quality of their original artwork until notified by their Regional Director that the original artwork should be submitted to AMET for final contest consideration. No copies or significantly damaged pieces will be accepted. Original artwork may be requested anytime between date of application submission through November 10, 2020.


To locate your regional director, please go to the AMET website using the following link: AMET Regional Director.  Artwork submissions entered in this contest will not be returned and will become the property of AMET.  


The student whose artwork is selected will receive . . . 

  • A $500 scholarship to the institution of his/her choice upon high school graduation and proof of enrollment in selected institution.

  • The winner’s artwork will be used as the 2020 AMET Conference program cover and will be recognized in the 2020 AMET Conference program.

Extended Deadline!

Entries must be received no later than June 30, 2020

Click here to complete the online entry form. (If you cannot complete an online form, download the paper form and mail it in). ​


Capture an image of your artwork. Take a picture (or scan). You can upload it within the online entry form or send it to your AMET Regional Director.

Note: If you encounter any technical difficulties with the above instructions, please contact your AMET Regional Director for assistance. We want to ensure all artists have every opportunity to participate.