Sunday, October 06, 2013

Scholarships and Stipends for American and Canadian Public or Private School 7th - 12th Graders Creating Different Arts or Writing (See below for kinds of arts and genres)

From The Foundation Center...

[If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

"Deadline: Various

"Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Invites Entries From Creative Teens


"The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the most talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada, has launched a call for entries for the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

"Creative teens in grades 7-12 are invited to submit work in one of twenty-eight categories, including film and animation, video game design, sculpture, photography, fashion design, poetry, journalism, humor, dramatic script, and science fiction.

"Student submissions are judged on the regional level by the alliance's affiliates, with the top winning works then presented to national panels of creative leaders to determine which will receive the highest honors. Fifteen graduating high school seniors will be awarded with Portfolio Gold Medals, which include a $10,000 scholarship. Additional scholarships are made available to Portfolio Silver Medalists and through sponsored awards and stipends to summer arts programs.

"To be eligible, students must be in grades 7-12 in a public, private, parochial, home-school, or out-of-school program in the U.S. or Canada, or in an American school abroad.

"Deadlines for submitting work vary by region and generally range from December 15, 2013, through January 15, 2014.

"For complete program information, entry guidelines, and regional deadlines, visit the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Web site."

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