Every year, the Asian Pacific Fund hosts an art and essay contest on Growing up Asian in America. 2013′s theme is “If I were President”. San Francisco Bay Area students from Kindergarten through the 12th grade can submit essays, poems, or artwork concerning this theme and are eligible for $20,000 in prizes. New this year is a video contest for 9th through 12th graders.
Winning submissions will be displayed at special exhibits hosted at libraries, museums, and city halls in the Bay Area. The entry form and other information for the 2013 contest is here. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2013, and winners will be notified by the end of April.