The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers are delighted to inform you that they are offering summer scholarships to students with an interest in art and writing. The Scholastic Awards Summer (SAS) Scholarship Program provides students who have been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards an opportunity to attend summer art or writing programs on a full-tuition scholarship. Students are encouraged to participate and win many exciting awards plus earn their way to receive a full-time scholarship. Students do not apply for specific summer programs; instead, they apply for a SAS Scholarship, and AYAW works with their partners to place students into a program that will work best for them based on their availability, location, and interests.
Students studying in grades 7–11 who receive a Gold or Silver Key and complete a SAS Scholarship application are eligible to apply for the SAS Scholarship. Individual programs may set additional criteria and students need to satisfy the criteria in order to be eligible for the particular program. The application procedure for the following scholarships is quite easy. Students are just required to create an account on the official website (ors.artandwriting.org) and complete their application form. The application period opens when regional awards are announced in January. To apply, log into your account at the given site and You will find My SAS Scholarships Application on your student dashboard.
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. The Awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. In 2021, students across America entered nearly 230,000 original works in 28 different categories of art and writing.
Following is the brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||Alliance for Young Artists & Writers|
|Education Level||Grades 7–11|
|Number of Awards||Not defined|
|Contest Deadline||Not specified|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
Students in grades 7–11 who receive a Gold or Silver Key and complete a SAS Scholarship application are eligible for a SAS Scholarship. Individual programs may set additional criteria.
How to Apply?
To apply, log into your account at ors.artandwriting.org. You will find My SAS Scholarships Application on your student dashboard. All applications must contain:
1. Your Gold or Silver Key art or writing.
2. Up to five additional recent examples of your best art or writing.
3. Complete answers to all questions in the written part of the application, including your Profile and Student Questionnaire.
4. The Parent/Guardian Questionnaire must be completed by your parent or guardian.
The applications submitted by you will be reviewed and judged by the selection committee and out of all, the most deserving candidates will be selected as the winners of the following scholarship. The winners will be awarded a full-time scholarship.
There is no deadline specified for the following scholarship.