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The Scholastic Writing Awards

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Scholarship title: The Scholastic Writing Awards

Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study

The Scholastic Writing Awards honor students currently enrolled in grades 7-12, recognizing about 50,000 regional winners. Nationally, 400 young writers' individual works receive Gold and Silver awards in each of 11 categories. Writing Categories are: dramatic script, humor, journalism, personal essay/memoir, poetry, science fiction/fantasy, short story, short short story and novel writing.

Graduating high school seniors seeking scholarships must submit a body of eight works of art or photography for Portfolio Awards to their regional office of The Awards. To determine regional rules, entry forms, deadlines and contact information, please to go and click on "How to Enter."

In June, national award recipients are honored at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York. National awards recipients are considered for The Best Teen Writing and other publications, and 5 Portfolio Gold Award recipients receive $10,000 scholarships.

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