The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted 300,000 original works during our 2015 program year across 28 different categories of art and writing. Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7 through 12 from public, private, or home schools can apply in 29 categories
of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published.
Beyond the Awards, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers produces a number of programs to support creative students and their educators, including the Art.Write.Now.Tour
, the National Student Poets Program
, the Scholastic Awards Summer Series
, the Alliance Summer Arts Program
, the Golden Educators Residency
, and much more.