Each fall, the ASLHS sponsors a National Deaf Art Competition with cash prizes, in honor of beloved deaf artist, Chuck Baird. The mission of the competition is to expose students to the artists, genres, and visual expressions of deaf culture as expressed through art. Students at all levels of ASL instruction are encouraged to participate. This years category is deaf pop art.
The ASLHS sponsors an annual national ASL literature competition with cash prizes, held during the Spring semester. Named after Eric "Malz" Malzkuhn, one of the early pioneers of ASL storytelling, this competition encourages students to apply what they learn in class to the broader community. The competition focuses on translations from English to ASL.
Participating in the Deaf Art and/or ASL Literature competitions has a positive impact on applications for the ASL scholarship, even if a student does not win a prize. View the competition poster. This years category is ABC Stories.