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Painting and Drawing


To recognize and showcase Chinese Ameri­can youths who have shown extraordinary ac­com­plish­ments and are talented in painting and drawing.

 Applicant Qualification:

  • All Chinese American students who are residents in the Greater Washing­ton, D.C. area, which en­com­passes Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia, are eli­­gi­ble to apply and enter the com­pe­ti­tion for this scholar­ship.
  • Winners will be obligated to attend the award ceremony, and to display one of their winning pieces when assigned.  And winners must accept their awards in person; failure to do that may cause their award to be forfeited.  The award ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 4 starting at 10:00am at the Culture Center of TECRO, 901 Wind River Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, (301) 869-8585.

Selection Criteria:

  • The Rho Psi Society will appoint a group of judges as the Evaluation Committee to evaluate each applicant and his/her per­for­man­ce. The performances are evaluated as follows:
    • –   Techniques
    • –   Creativity and Originality
    • –   Overall Presentation
  • Conflict of Interest: When the situation arises that a judge was/is a teacher of the applicant or is re­la­ted to the applicant, (1) both the student and the judge shall promptly dis­close this fact during audition and (2) the judge shall not par­ti­ci­pa­te in the evaluation of said applicant.
  • The deadline for application is March 31, 2024.
  • The competition is conducted in two stages.
  • In the first stage, the applicant shall submit the digital images (3 art pieces) and the application form online. One of the submissions must portrait the theme: “War and Peace”  (戰爭與和平)
  • The online application can be found at
  • In the second stage, the winners of the first stage (notified by e-mail) will meet for the final round on April 20. The location and details will be announced on a later date. The contestant needs to bring his/her art piece with the theme: War and Peace (戰爭與和平) to the judge panel.
  • Complete online ap­pli­ca­tion form and submit it to Rho Psi. Each applicant and his/her parents (or legal guardian) must sign the application form. The applicant must provide his/her e-mail ad­dress, mailing address and telephone num­ber(s).
  •  All winners will be an­nounced at the end of the competition day. The Award Ceremony will take place on May 4, 2024.

  • Applicants agree to grant the Rho Psi Society the right to publish the competition information on the Rho Psi’s official Webster and other official media regarding the names of the applicants and their accomplishments in the Rho Psi Scholarship Program.
  • The application package will not be returned.

Under 7 years old

  • First Place: $450
  • Second Place: $300
  • Third Place: $150
  • Honorable Mention $50

7 – 12 years old

  • First Place: $600
  • Second Place: $450
  • Third Place: $300
  • Honorable Mention $75

13 – 18 years old

  • First Place: $750
  • Second Place: $600
  • Third Place: $450
  • Honorable Mention $100

Note: There is no restriction to apply for other Rho Psi Scholarship Programs, but the winner only allows to receive one monetary award.


宗 旨 鼓勵並表揚在繪畫才藝方面有傑出表現的華裔青少年。
申請資格 凡居住在大華府與巴城地區居住的華裔子女,均可申請。

得獎者必須於五月四日親自出席頒獎典禮,(上午10時典禮開始),地址是: Culture Center of TECRO, 901 Wind River Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, (301) 869-8585。

評審標準 本會將敦請資深繪畫家組成評審委員會評之。



獎 金 分「青年組(13-18歲)」、「少年組(7-12歲)」、與「幼年組(7歲以下)」三組甄選,分別評選、給獎。(詳情請見英文申請表 )

青年組: 少年組: 幼年組:

第一名: 獎金 $750 $600 $450

第二名 : 獎金 $600 $450 $300

第三名 : 獎金 $450 $300 $150

優勝獎 : 獎金 $100 $75 $50


  • 申請截止日期:20243月31日
  • 甄選分初選、複賽兩階段,決定得獎者。
  • 第一階段初選:申請人請填具申請書並附三幅作品,其中一幅作品必須以「戰爭與和平」作為主題。
  • 申請細節可至「華府素友會」網站查詢,
  • 第二階段複賽將於4月20日舉行。獲入選複賽之申請人必須準備一幅作品, 必須以「戰爭與和平」作為主題, 在比賽現場展示。得獎名單於比賽當天揭曉。
  • 請上網填妥「申請表格」和「附件」, 並於截止日期以前送出。申請人和申請人的父母親 (或合法監護人) 請於申請表上簽字。並請提供: 電子信件住址, 及電話號碼, 以便聯絡。
  • ﹝繪畫才藝獎金﹞頒獎儀式將與大華府地區素友會其他獎項於五月四日上午10時合併舉行,詳情當另行通知。
  • 華 府素友會鼓勵學生報名參加其他獎學金項目, 但是得勝者只能獲得其中一項獎金。



If you have any questions please contact Mr. David Ho at

Committee Members

  • David Ho
  • Ming Yang
  • Kam Tse
  • Lien Yao
  • James Whang
  • Thomas Jao

Winner’s Art Work