Past winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards include: Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.
They provide a chance for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Students 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.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship is for high school seniors. The award ranges from to $10,000 and $25,000. You must have demonstrated outstanding achievement in your activities in school, the community or the workplace to be eligible.
Applications can be submitted from September 2015 until the deadline unless they receive 10,000 applications before then. Therefore, you are urged to submit your application early.
Each year, the Heart of America Foundation awards a middle or high school student The Christopher Reeve Award. The student must be nominated and must have demonstrated tremendous compassion and caring in service to the community.