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2021 – 2022 Awards Year

As you begin school this fall, remember to update your Scholastic Awards dashboard to prepare to submit your original creative works to the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! Check back in with the blog for tips on submitting, including suggestions from previous Region-at-Large judges.

  • September 1, 2021 – The 2022 Scholastic Awards Program begins! As of this day, the Awards are officially open to enter. Log into your dashboard to update your information, and to begin the entry process.
  • October/November/December, 2021 – Virtual events on how to enter the Scholastic Awards, hosted by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Check out the Upcoming Events page for more information.
  • December 6, 2021 – Deadline for all Region-at-Large Art and Writing programs! Works, submission forms, and payments (including fee waivers) MUST be completed and submitted online through dashboards via digital upload by 11:59 pm EST.
  • January 28, 2022 – Region-at-Large Award Announcement Day! Check your dashboard to see if you received a regional award. Award recipients will find congratulatory letters and certificates in their dashboard.
  • March, 2022 – Region-at-Large Virtual Ceremony! Check back after regional awards are announced for more details about the ceremony.
  • March 22, 2022 – Deadline to download regional certificates and congratulatory letters from your dashboard. Be sure to download and save a copy of each before March 22!
  • March 23, 2022 – National Award Announcement Day! On this day, all Gold Key Award winners and American Voices & Visions Nominees should check artandwriting.org or their dashboard to see if they received a 2022 National Medal!