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Creative Arts Contest

In support of Credit Awareness Month, the St. Louis Regional Financial Empowerment Coalition, a collaborative of local financial institutions, non-profits and community organizations, is sponsoring the Creative Arts Contest. Students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to answer this year’s Credit Awareness Month question with a 1 ½ minute original song and accompanying video. MP4 files are preferred.

The 2021 Credit Awareness Question and link to the official application is below!

Winners will receive the following awards: First place $750; Second place $500; Third place $250. Additional prizes will be awarded to the other two (2) finalists.

“As we navigate the challenges of the pandemic and adjust to a new normal, how can we move forward to establish credit, build credit and create financial stability for our families and community? In addition to addressing the issues of credit and financial stability, you may select one of the following topics as you respond to the question: Homeownership, student loan debt and healthcare.”

CLICK HERE for a link to the Creative Arts Contest application. Parents or guardians will need to sign all applications.

For questions regarding the Creative Arts Contest, please email contest@moneysmartstlouis.org.

Last Years Winners

1st Place – Manyaleh Sheriff
2nd Place – Utku Tutunoglu
3rd Place – Harmoni Nunley