A Child in Grief | The New York Life Award

The New York Life Award

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talents and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to 1923 and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Path, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.

The Awards are an important opportunity for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Each year, the Alliance partners with more than 100 regional affiliates across the country to bring the program to local communities. Teens in grades 7 through 12 can apply in 28 categories of art and writing for the chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published.

For our third year, New York Life is proud to be a part of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards by awarding six national $1,000 scholarships for the best works of art and writing that deal with loss and grief.

Please review the detailed information www.artandwriting.org and input your school’s zip code to determine the deadline for submitting you work(s) on www.artandwriting.org/Alliance/Affiliates.

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