Picture This—Your Child’s Drawing Could Be Worth Thousands of Dollars!

One lucky artist will win a $20,000 Gerber Life College Scholarship

Gerber Life College Scholarship ContestAs your child heads back to school or maybe starts school for the first time, you probably wonder what he or she may be when they grow up. It’s fun to imagine the possibilities: athlete, writer, photographer, engineer, dentist. Now’s the time for your child to grab some crayons or colored pencils and draw a picture of what they want to be when they grow up, and enter for a chance to win a $20,000 Gerber Life College Plan. Entering the Gerber Life College Scholarship Art Contest is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1.    If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 8 years old, have him or her draw a picture that answers the question: “What do I want to be when I grow up?”
2.    Go online between August 1 and August 31 and log on to Gerber Life’s Facebook page to upload your child’s drawing.
3.    Share your child’s drawing with friends and family on Facebook to have them vote for their favorite entry. Voting begins Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 15, 2012.
The 20 drawings with the highest number of votes will go before a panel of judges to select the Grand Prize winner who will receive a $20,000 Gerber Life College Plan (value at 10 year maturity). The 19 runners-up will each receive a $100 gift card. All winners will be announced at the end of September.

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but your child’s drawing could be worth $20,000!

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  1. Question- I have two kids- can I vote for more than one child or do I need to pick one? In other words, is voting limited to one per Facebook account?


    Comment by m adler — 8 - 3 - 2012 @ 10:00 AM

  2. Hello M. Adler! Thank you for asking. Every Facebook user (or account) can vote for any image in the contest up to one time each day. So, you can vote for both of your children every day! Good luck! – Gerber Life Insurance

    Comment by Gerber Life — 8 - 3 - 2012 @ 1:55 PM

  3. I just read the rules, my children are too old. thanks

    Comment by lynette — 8 - 7 - 2012 @ 8:01 AM

  4. Would a child that turns 9 during the month of August be eligible to participate?

    Comment by Betty — 8 - 8 - 2012 @ 4:32 AM

  5. I just read the rules. My children are 11 & 13 come up with one for these ages also. This will be helpful for their ages.Thanks!

    Comment by chanda beasley — 8 - 9 - 2012 @ 1:32 AM

  6. Hello Betty, and thank you for your interest! A child’s drawing must be uploaded to the contest prior to their 9th birthday in order to be eligible for the Gerber Life Collge Scholarship Contest. To enter please select the following link [http://on.fb.me/ObtV2L] and review the instructions. Thank you and good luck! – Gerber Life Insurance

    Comment by Gerber Life — 8 - 9 - 2012 @ 9:09 AM

  7. this is a great contest and opportunity, thanks!!

    Comment by April — 8 - 9 - 2012 @ 3:18 PM

  8. I’ve had the Gerber life insurance policies for my children since they were born. Though this contest is not for their age group, I must say I’m annoyed to receive the scholarship teaser.

    Comment by Ellen — 8 - 9 - 2012 @ 9:17 PM

  9. I have had Gerber Life Insurance for both my daughters for well over 10 years. One of them is entering college in a year. It would be nice for kids that are actually ready for college to have the opportunity to enter a scholarship contest as is provided for young children in the $20,000 scholarship on this page.

    Comment by Jacqueline — 8 - 15 - 2012 @ 7:48 PM

  10. i love this contest!

    Comment by April — 8 - 28 - 2012 @ 10:44 AM

  11. What a wonderful opportunity for the right family. My son is too old- just turned 9. Have you ever thought about a one page essage for this age group? I bet my son, along with others, would submit meaningful reads as to how they plan to contribute to their community and how they havea already done so. Keep us posted! We all want an opportunity for a scholarship!

    Comment by E Botine — 8 - 30 - 2012 @ 7:55 PM

  12. Hello E. Botine. Thank you for your suggestion. We appreciate your feedback, and will be sure to keep this in mind for future scholarship contests. – Gerber Life

    Comment by Gerber Life — 9 - 6 - 2012 @ 11:26 AM

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