Scholastic Art & Writing Award

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 01, 2019

Awarded By

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

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 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.

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.

Deadline Info

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 ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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