Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Awareness - Education - Inspiration

Student Contests

The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission works to educate all Texans about the Holocaust and other genocides, as well as the responsibility to uphold human value.  As part of that mission, we develop programs for all ages.  Below are our current opportunities for Texas students.

2018 Student Essay Contest: Grades 3-8

The THGC is hosting an essay contest open to all Texas students in grades 3-8.  This year's theme is "The Texas Liberator," and the Commission is accepting original essay submissions through March 2, 2018. Scholarships are awarded to submissions in each grade category.

2018 Student Video Contest: Grades 6-12

The THGC hosts an annual video competition open to all Texas students in grades 6-12.  This year's theme is "The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust," and the Commission is accepting original two- to three-minute video submissions through March 2, 2018. Scholarships are awarded to submissions in each grade category.