Scholastic Art & Writing Award

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$4,444

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. The highest ranking entries in each category are eligible for a number of scholarships presented by the Alliance and its affiliated sponsors.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be in grades seven through twelve.
  3. Must have an interest in writing or art.
  4. This award is for U.S. and Canadian students. Applicants must be attending a U.S. or Canadian school, or attending an American school abroad.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for students attending U.S. or Canadian schools, or American schools abroad. Students must be in grades 7-12 and submit a written work or original work of art.

Application requirements for the Scholastic Art & Writing Award are:

  • Application form
  • Writing or art entry
  • Submission fee
Additional Information: Students can submit in 30 categories, including Drawing, Painting, Photography, Film & Animation, Video Games, Poetry, Personal Essay, Short Story and Humor. Please see the Alliance website for a complete list of all categories. Works are reviewed by professionals in the visual and literary arts for 1) Originality, 2) Technical Skill, and 3) Emergence of a Personal Vision or Voice.

Award Amount: At the national level, $10,000 scholarships are given to 15 graduating seniors who earn Portfolio Gold Medals in the Art, Photography, General Writing and Nonfiction categories. This year, an additional 30 seniors will earn $1,000 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Other entrants are eligible for a number of scholarships offered by the Alliance and its sponsors.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,444.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

Applicants must register an account online to participate in The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Applications can be found on the Alliance website. During registration, students provide information about the work they are entering to obtain submission forms. These forms must be printed, signed and sent to the Regional Affiliate, along with the student's work for judging, to the Regional Affiliate. Students must also include a $7 submission fee for individual submissions and a $25 submission fee for all portfolio submissions. All submission forms and works must be received by the Regional Affiliate by the deadline date.
Contact: Brittany Sullivan
Address: 557 Broadway New York, New York 10012

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