Scholastics Art & Writing Regional Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12.

Submissions for the regional competition will be open in September. Students and Educators may access the regional submissions page through our affiliate page on the Scholastic’s website.

Students living in the following counties may apply through the Northeast PA affiliate page: Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Susquehanna, Union, Wayne, Wyoming


Dates and Deadlines:

  • The deadline for ALL Northeast PA submissions is 11:59pm EST on December 12, 2019.
  • ALL signed documents will arrive to the Everhart Museum no later than December 12 at noon to allow enough time for paper forms to be scanned into the system. This deadline is NOT a POSTMARK deadline!
  • Judging will occur within the first week of January.
  • Regional winners will be notified on January 15.
  • The exhibition of top awards will take place from February 8 to February 21 of 2020 at the Everhart Museum.
  • The opening ceremony will take place on February 8, 2020 at the Everhart Museum.

Fees and Payment:

  • The submission fee per student is $7.00 for individual submissions and $25.00 for portfolios.
  • Bulk payment is now available for payment of more than one student entry. All bulk entries must also complete a Payment specification form.
  • The Everhart Museum is also linked to PayPal via the affiliate page for online payment.
  • Checks must be made payable to:  Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art
  • Directions for submission and additional information can be found on our affiliate webpage.

For more information, contact the programs department at 570.346.7186 ext. 516 or email