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Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon


Tuesday, December 1, 2020



Entry Fees

$7.00 per individual submission - If the submission fee is a barrier to your participation in the Awards, we will waive the fee when you submit a Fee Waiver Form.

Teens in grades 7-12 (ages 13 and up) can apply.


$1,000 scholarships (3 Awards available)


The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon offers $1,000 scholarships for three students whose visual art offers commentary or criticism on current events, social events, or political topics. Drawing or illustration, series of artworks, or animated short films are eligible. To apply, submit your work to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. When selecting the category of your work, choose “Editorial Cartoon”.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Submissions for the 2021 Scholastic Awards open on September 1, 2020. Deadlines vary between December 2020 and January 2021, depending on your region. Visit our website to find out your regional deadline and how to enter.

Contact Information

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