Southwestern College, title sponsor of the Grand Canyon State Games, will offer tuition scholarships to winners in the 2010 Grand Canyon State Games Art Contest, which promotes creativity through art as a method for artists of all ages.

Medals will be awarded for first (Gold), second (Silver) and third (Bronze) in three different age groups (grades K-12, adult ages 19-24 and ages 25 and up). Winners will be recognized throughout the year at Southwestern College Grand Canyon State Games events.

Additionally, scholarships toward tuition at Southwestern College will be awarded for medalists and honorable mention winners in the high school junior and senior divisions, as well as in the adult divisions. Gold medal winners will receive a $3,000 scholarship each year for four years; Silver medal winners $2,500 per year; Bronze medalists $2,000 per year and honorable mention will receive a $1,000 yearly scholarship. Adult division winners will be offered yearly scholarships at the same levels to the Southwestern College Adult Degree Completion Program for up to two years.

All artwork must be postmarked no later than Oct. 30, 2010, and can be sent to the Southwestern College Grand Canyon State Games office, 2120 E. 6th St., Suite 4, Tempe, AZ, 85281. For more information on rules, themes and submission, go to or call (480) 517-9700.

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