Treasurer David McRae Launches 2022 Art Contest

State Treasurer David McRae has launched the 2022 College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. All PreK-12 students are eligible to enter. Contest winners will receive a scholarship worth up to $500 in the form of a Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) account.

“Art is about seeing the ordinary from a new perspective,” said Treasurer McRae. “That skill set is the same required to succeed in higher education and the workforce. I look forward to seeing the hard work and creativity of Mississippi’s young people and am hopeful the winning scholarships will serve as a launching pad for recipients to pursue an education of their choice.”

The contest period runs today through February 28, 2022. Mississippi students are asked to create a work of art answering the question: What do you want to be when you grow up?

For more information and full contest rules, please visit

Background on Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS)

MACS helps Mississippi families save for college expenses in a tax-advantaged savings account. The money contributed can be used for tuition, books, supplies, and certain room-and-board expenses. A MACS account can be opened for as little as $25. To learn more, visit