Malta Students Prize

The Sovereign Art Foundation Malta Students Prize aims to encourage and provide a forum to promote the work of aspiring artists and to promote art and creativity in schools while also raising awareness of the plight of disadvantaged children both in Malta and abroad.


The Prize is open to all students attending Years 9, 10 and 11 of all secondary schools as well as students attending post-secondary schools in Malta and Gozo in 2017. Students should not have attained their eighteenth birthday by 12 January 2018. Artworks must be submitted by the schools and each schools must submit no more than its best five entries. A select panel of judges will shortlist 12 finalists and then 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will be chosen from those 12.

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Launch Date  – Monday 2 October, 2017

Submission Period – Monday 8 – Friday 12 January, 2018

Judging Panel Selection of 12 Shortlisted Works – Monday 15 - Friday 26 January, 2018

Schools Notified of Shortlist – Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Exhibitions –

The Duke Shopping Mall, Victoria, Gozo - 12-17 February, 2018
The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Valletta - 19 February - 2 March, 2018
The Point Shopping Mall, Tigne Point, Sliema - 3-11 March, 2018

Public Voting Closes - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Awards Ceremony at The Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta – Thursday 22 March, 2018

If you would like to sponsor the Malta Students Prize please get in touch with Sovereign Trust Malta at