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Canadian students asked to design Google doodle for Canada's 150th birthday

Last Updated Mar 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm EDT

Google is holding a contest for Canadian students to celebreate Canada's 150th birthday. Screengrab taken March 15, 2017.

Google is asking Canadian students to submit a design for the banner atop the search engine home page to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

Students from kindergarten to Grade 12 have until May 2 to submit a Google doodle based on the theme “What I see for Canada’s future is?”

The winning student’s doodle – to be judged on “artistic merit, creativity and originality” – will be displayed on the Google.ca homepage for a day.

The winning “doodler” will receive a $10,000 scholarship, a $10,000 technology grant for his or her school and a paid trip to Toronto where the top doodle will be revealed on June 13.

Google says students can submit a doodle made from almost any medium, including computer code.

The winning doodle will be selected by Google employees and a panel of guest judges which includes federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan.

Click here to download entry forms and contest rules.

YouTube stars Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit stopped by Breakfast Television to talk about how students can submit a design for the banner on Google’s home page to mark Canada’s 150th birthday. Watch the video below.