2020 Holt Adoptee Scholarship

We are excited to announce the fourth annual Holt International Adoptee Scholarship contest!

Three adoptees will each win $500, thanks to the generous contributions of donors.

This opportunity is open to any adoptee who is a 2020 high school graduate planning to attend higher education, or any adoptee currently enrolled in a university, trade school, technical training program or other eligible educational pursuit.

To apply, please send your contact information to Holt International, along with an artistic expression of the following:

 A Portrait of Me: An Adoptee. A creative expression of who you are.

Examples of submissions include a self-portrait, an essay, digital art, a zine, a short story, a song, original choreography, poetry or a short film. The format for submission is flexible.

The winners and their submission will be featured in at least one Holt International digital publication, as well as on our social media pages.

Submissions are due by June 30, 2020.

Please email submissions of photos, videos and essays to Steve Kalb at stevek@holtinternational.org. Please mail traditional art and mixed media submissions to Holt International at the following address:

ATTN: Steve Kalb
250 Country Club
Eugene, Oregon 97401

For non-essay submission, please include a brief artist statement describing your piece (200 words or less). If you have any questions about a submission medium, eligibility or disbursement of funds, please contact Steve Kalb at stevek@holtinternational.org.

We look forward to seeing your self-portraits! For inspiration, check out the creations of last year’s winners. 

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