Since 1923 the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has recognized the exceptional vision of our nation’s creative youth. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have grown to become the nation’s highest honor and largest source of scholarships for creative teens. Through a nationwide partner network of more than 100 Affiliates, the 2017 Awards received over 331,000 submissions spanning 29 categories of art and writing. Students, both in schools and out-of-school programs, to submit their original works. All students in grades 7 through 12, whether in public, private, virtual, or home school settings, can apply.

·      The longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S
·      The nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers
·      Past winners includes Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, John Updike, Lena Dunham, Ken Burns

Art Categories: 
•      Architecture & Industrial Design
•      Ceramics & Glass
•      Comic Art
•      Design
•      Digital Art
•      Drawing & Illustration
•      Fashion
•      Film & Animation
•      Jewelry
•      Mixed Media
•      Painting
•      Photography
•      Printmaking
•      Sculpture
•      Video Game Design
•      Art Portfolio

Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards (NEFSAA) is a regional affiliate for this incredible program. Sponsored by Northeast Florida Art Education Association (NEFAEA), NEFSAA handles the regional adjudication, awards, and art exhibition. Gold Key winners at the regional level go on to the national competition.

In 2017, NEFSAA was able to offer $5.1 million on college scholarships to regional winners through our partnerships with Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), New Hampshire Institute of Art, Jacksonville University, and University of North Florida!

For more about our regional affiliate or how to register for this program as an educator or student, visit our affiliate site.

Follow the Scholastics Blog for updates on national events: http://blog.artandwriting.org/

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