Google’s annual Doodle4Google contest has begun and kids have until March 18 to submit their Google Doodle for consideration, with the this year’s theme of “When I grow up, I hope…” being revealed by Kermit the Frog on The Tonight Show by Jimmy Fallon. Students K through grade 12 who want to participate in the 11th annual Doodle for Google competition have to either live in one of the 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico or Guam to be eligible to participate. The only rule being that the artwork represent the Google logo, fits with the theme, and be submitted within the 10-week window of entry. Read more for the Jimmy Fallon segment and additional information on how to sign up.
Participants will be able to win numerous prizes, as “the National Winner’s artwork will be featured on the Google homepage, and will win a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 tech grant for their school,” according to Google. Even homeschooled students have a chance to win, since they can select a non-profit of their choice to have the grant go to. The 2018 winner’s doodle (above) by Sarah Gomez-Lane, a 1st Grader from Falls Church, Virginia, went live on the homepage of Google at 9 p.m. PST Monday or 12 a.m. EST Tuesday. Sign up here.