How to Apply

The purpose of this prize is to recognize the effective use of art to inspire, initiate, or support action to address a global health challenge. Review the frequently asked questions below to learn about submission guidelines and important dates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Any Emory faculty, staff, student, medical resident, post-doctoral fellow, or Emory alumni can submit up to three entries. Staff at The Task Force for Global Health and The Carter Center are also eligible to apply.

Any innovative work that bridges global health with visual art, writing, music, film/video, photography, or other creative disciplines. Please note that Emory students, medical residents, and post-doctoral fellows should not submit photographs to this contest as they are eligible to submit those to EGHI’s Global Health Student Photography Contest.

Yes, artists may submit up to three entries.

An application site to submit your entry for the 2021 Prize will be available through October 7, 2021. 

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Submissions for the 2021 award will be accepted until our new, extended deadline, October 7, 2021.

The winner will be selected by an external panel of judges with expertise in art and global health. Works will be judged on their technical and artistic merits as well as their ability to convey a health or global health message.

The Warren Westerberg Global Health and the Arts prize is a cash prize of $1,000.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Baggett, Director of Student Programs, at