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Massachusetts students in grades 3-5 are invited to submit their artwork for MEFA's 2013 art competition to win money for college 


MEFA’s 2013 College Savings Art Competition is now closed. To find out when you can submit entries for our next competition, join MEFA’s Community to receive updates as well as tips about saving and planning for college. 




About the Art Competition 


In the spirit of promoting arts education, MEFA — with support from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education — sponsors an annual College Savings Art Competition. Massachusetts students in grades K - 5th at all public, private, charter, and home-based schools are invited to submit a piece of artwork illustrating "What do I want to be when I graduate from college?" 



How the College Savings Art Contest for Kids Works 


Submit your student's entry to the College Savings Art Competition. Winning entries are awarded a monetary prize made payable to a U.Fund 529 College Savings Plan account. Prizes - including one first -, second -, and third - prize winner from grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 - will be selected on or about March 31, 2014 on the basis of originality, relevance of the art work to the topic "What do I want to be when I graduate from college?" 

  • Three (3) first prizes: $5,000  
  • Three (3) second prizes: $2,000 
  • Three (3) third prizes: $1,000 


2013 College Art Competition Winners 


In the past years, MEFA's College Savings Art Competition has received nearly 20,000 entries awarding over $200,000 in U.Fund 529 College Savings Plan accounts. 


MEFA would like to congratulate the following winners of the Annual College Savings Art Competition: 



 First Prize Winners  







First Prize 


First Prize 


First Prize 


Stephanie W. 


Naveen K. 


David S. 


Bowman Elementary 


Harrington School 


Maria Hastings 










 Second Prize Winners  







2nd Prize 


2nd Prize 


2nd Prize 


Boulanouar B. 


Matthew L. 


Savannah P. 


Beebe School 


Maria Hastings School 


Elm Street School 













 Third Prize Winners  







3rd Prize 


3rd Prize 


3rd Prize 


Vidya Y. 


Christian T. 


Alyssa T. 


Bridge Elementary School  


Edward W.Brooke 


Mystic Valley 






Regional Charter 





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