The CUJF Holocaust Education Center provides scholarships for educators to attend Holocaust education workshops. We also advertise Holocaust art and writing competitions and support those who want to submit to them. Below are a list of thse opportunities.



Through Their Eyes: A student exhibit on the Holocaust

In commemoration of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are sponsoring a student exhibit featuring original works from students in Champaign and Ford counties on the study of the Holocaust.

A commemorative service will be held on MONDAY, MAY 6th at 7pm at Sinai Temple.

The exhibit will be available for viewing at the temple in the Davis Chapel from May 6th-9th.

For Students

For Educators

Chapman Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Holocaust Education Center Scholarships


Chapman University's Holocaust Art and Writing Contest is an annual competition for high school students to use art, film, poetry, and prose to reflect on a survivor testimony. Winners win a cash prize and attend a study trip in Los Angeles.



The Holocaust Education Center of Champaign Urbana Jewish Federation proudly sponsors educators to attend professional development sessions in an effort to inform their current practice teaching the Holocaust and contemporary genocide.



Elie Wiesel Writing and Visual Arts Competition

Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators

Elie Wiesel Writing and Visual Arts Competition is an annual competition for high school students to reflect on the importance and true nature of moral courage, as the dangers of all types of prejudice, peer pressure, unthinking obedience to authority, and indifference to the suffering of others are still widespread in our world. Winners win a cash prize.



Conference Details. Free Virtual Sessions for 3 days. Designed to support accurate, meaningful teaching about the Holocaust, the Belfer National Conference for Educators is the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s flagship event for secondary school educators across the country.

The Kappy Family Art & Writing Competition

The Museum of Jewish Heritage Online Education Program

The Kappy Family Art & Writing Competition seeks to educate students in 7th-12th grade about the Holocaust, engage them through Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel's profound stories, and empower them to move from thought to action using creative expression. Winners win a cash prize.



The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is providing online education programs for educators and students during this time of remote learning. Online professional development for educators is offered each Monday from 3:00-4:00 pm CST. Corresponding lesson for students are offered on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 am CST. 



Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center Art & Writing Contest

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

In remembrance of the many artworks lost or destroyed during the Holocaust, the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center hosts an art and writing competition.



Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie offers a wide array of resources for educators and students. 



St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum Art & Writing Contest

Anti-Defamation League: Teaching the Holocaust

The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum Student & Art Writing Contest asks middle and high school students to express the difficult and inspirint lessons of the Holocaust. Winners will receive a cash prize.



Echoes & Reflections website offers free online webinars and courses for educators.


“Our webinars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning and understanding of this complex history and its lasting effect on the world.”



Virginia Holocaust Museum Student Visual Art Contest and White Rose Research Contest

The Virginia Holocaust Museum hosts two Holocaust contests, a visual art contest and the White Rose research contest which accepts submissions in the form of either an essay or a documentary.