Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

This is an important opportunity that can lead to college scholarships

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (California level) which is an affiliate of The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers (national level)
Early Deadline: November 28, 2012 Individual Submission Fee* $5.00/Portfolio $10.00
Final Deadline: December 13, 2012 Individual Submission Fee* $10.00/Portfolio $30.00

Students in grades 7-12

Eleven Writing Categories (dramatic script, flash fiction, humor, journalism, novel writing, poetry, personal essay/memoir, persuasive writing, science fiction/fantasy, short story, and a writing portfolio for graduating seniors only)

Students who win at the regional level will be honored at an awards ceremony on February 7, 2013 at the Santa Clara Hyatt and Convention Center, and have their work showcased in publications and at local readings. They may then be advanced to the national level.

Step 1: Register at Read each category’s specific guidelines carefully. (The website is extremely dense and complicated to navigate, so I have put together a packet for both the creative writing and visual art departments). Students still need to register on this website.

Step 2: Follow instructions to upload work (can also be send by US mail)

Step 3: Send in required forms

Step 4: Mail check (*50% fee reduction available to students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch Program)

Please see Leslie Roberts in the College Center or go to for more information

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