Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Drama, Essay, Fantasy, Fiction, Journalism, Personal Journals, Poetry, Science Fiction, Young Adult
$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 in 11 categories of writing.
$1,000 scholarship (6 Awards available)
The Ray Bradbury Award for Science Fiction & Fantasy offers $1,000 scholarships to students whose writing uses supernatural, magical, futuristic, scientific, and technological themes as a key element of the narrative. To apply, submit your work to any writing category in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. At the end of your application, opt in to the Ray Bradbury Award for Science Fiction & Fantasy. You will be prompted to include a personal statement on your work.
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.