The New York Life Award offers $1,000 scholarships to students in any state whose works explore personal grief and loss.
Arizona students are also eligible for a special state-level scholarship of $500.
All students in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate.
The deadline for students in Arizona is December 6, 2021.
Teens can visit artandwriting.org/nylife to find out their regional deadlines and how to apply.
Scholastic Art and Award also invites you to use their classroom resources on grief and loss, to support teens processing their experiences through art and writing.