Student Opportunities

This is what it’s all about! Student members and registered chapters have access to outstanding opportunities for recognition and more.


NAHS News: Get Published Nationally

NAHS News is published twice yearly and available as a full-color, dynamic, digital publication. Chapters can submit images of student artwork and the chapter in action, as well as a chapter report to share all that you’ve accomplished. It’s also full of great ideas from other chapters. See recent issues here.

Deadlines for submission: November 1 (Winter Issue) and March 1 (Spring Issue)

Find out more here.

NAHS Exhibit

2024 NAHS/NJAHS Virtual Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: March 14-August 31, 2024
Submissions Open: Monday, November 6, 2023
Submissions Close: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 @ 11:59pm ET

NAHS and NJAHS chapter members are invited to submit artwork for possible inclusion in the annual juried exhibition which is held virtually.

This exhibition showcases the talent of NAHS and NJAHS student members and is seen by visual arts education professionals, creative leaders, and students from across the global. Entries are submitted digitally by chapter sponsors and juried by higher education visual arts professionals.

Find out more here.

NAEA Awards Booklet

NAEA Awards

NAEA offers the opportunity to nominate outstanding NAHS chapter members and NAHS/NJAHS sponsors for national awards.

Rising Star Secondary Recognition Program
Promotes art education as a career by recognizing up to 50 talented, active NAHS members each year.

Outstanding NAHS Sponsor Award
Recognizes the dedication of an NAEA member who sponsors an outstanding NAHS Chapter.

Outstanding NJAHS Sponsor Award
Recognizes the dedication of an NAEA member who sponsors an outstanding NJAHS Chapter.

Find complete information about the NAEA Awards program and how to nominate here. Download the NAEA Awards Program Booklet here to get started.

College Scholarships

A growing number of institutions offer scholarships to NAHS juniors and seniors who will be attending their schools.

The following institutions currently offer scholarships:

  • Pratt School of Art & Design
  • The deGraffenried Design Scholarship
  • Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Find out more here.