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Chalk This Way Scholarship

Entry Rules and Guidelines

Eligibility: Students in Lewisville ISD or home-schooled students residing in Lewisville, who are currently Juniors or Seniors, intending to pursue a major in any fine arts related discipline. (If you have questions as to what constitutes fine arts, check your college catalogue.)


Student Scholarship                       No fee


  • A completed Scholarship Entry Form and Concept Rendering must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2023.* 

  • All student scholarship entries must contact Christi Martin at or (214)334-4584.

  • Entries must be exclusively the work of the artist(s) and may not contain or depict any copyrighted materials. Public Domain copies of master’s work is permissible.

  • All artwork must be family-appropriate and may not contain images of violence, profanity, obscenity, or inflammatory material (political, religious, etc.). Lakeside Arts Foundation reserves the right to reject entries for any reason including, but not limited to, use of inappropriate subject matter.

  • All works must be titled.

  • All chalk will be provided by Lakeside Arts Foundation.  Any additional supplies will be provided by artist.  Suggested additional supplies:  hand wipes, sunscreen, knee pads, seat cushion, camp chair, water bottle, and jacket. Any chalk not provided by Lakeside Arts must be approved ahead of the event.

  • All Scholarship entries will be provided a 6’x6’ space.  Please keep your work inside that designated space.

  • Check in is between 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. at the Command Center at festival site.  All work must be completed by 3:00 pm. Late starters are subject to using whatever chalk is left when they start, which may mean limited colors.

  • Festival will occur if there is light rain, but in the case of severe weather, the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled. If that happens, the contest is also cancelled.

  • The judges are artists and experts in their fields.  All judges’ decisions are final.

  • Awards will be announced online following the close of the festival and announced in local news and on our Facebook page the week following the event. Winners will be notified by email and postal mail.

  • Members of Visual Art League judges or board members of Lakeside Arts Foundation and immediate family members of the board of directors are ineligible for any contest prizes but may participate.

  • Lakeside Arts Foundation reserves the right to use your art and likeness in our future promotions.

  • All scholarships awarded must be claimed within 1 year of graduation from High School. All scholarships not claimed within 1 year of graduation are voided, unless a specific extension is granted by Lakeside Arts Foundation. Scholarships will be mailed directly to the college or university and deposited in the student’s account.

  • Scholarship recipient is responsible for contacting LAF after you have enrolled in a college or university and providing Lakeside Arts Foundation with the information needed to deposit the scholarship in your student account. The check will be made out to the college or university, in the student’s name. This information will be provided to you in an award letter following the event.

Click here for Online Entry Form

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