The National New York Life Award offers $1,000 scholarships to six students whose works explore personal grief, loss, and bereavement. State scholarships of $500 are available to two students from each of the following states: Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and New Mexico, Ohio, and Tennessee. To apply, enter your work to any category in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. At the end of your application, opt in to the New York Life Award. You will be prompted to include a personal statement of 50 words or more on your work.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Entries for the Scholastic Awards open on September 1st. Regional deadlines are as early as December 1, 2021. Visit our website to find out your regional deadline and how to enter. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.