Many past Scholastic Awards recipients have forged new paths not only in literature and art, but also in science, politics, activism, business, and design. Share your story and connect with us!

Programs and Events

Meet the Awards’ community members at our special events. Develop your career through our annual opportunities: A Suite of One’s Own: A Writer’s Residency and Alumni Microgrants. Visit exhibitions in your region.

Share Your Story

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards will turn 100 in 2023! To celebrate this milestone, the Alliance is collecting stories from alumni. Share your #mygoldkey story by participating in our survey. You may be featured on our blog!

Stay in Touch

Connect with your fellow alumni by joining the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alumni group on LinkedIn. Also follow the Alliance on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for exciting news about the Awards.


Did you know that Tschabalala Self, Stephen King, Kay WalkingStick, Charles White, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andy Warhol were Awards alumni like you? For an in-depth history of the Awards and select past recipients, visit our interactive timeline.