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Alliance-ACT-SO Journey Award

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Alliance/ACT-SO Journey Award, in partnership with the NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO), offers financial support to eligible NAACP ACT-SO scholars to attend a residential summer immersion program hosted by an Alliance Summer Scholarship Program partner. Round trip transportation (for the ACT-SO scholar) and a full-tuition scholarship will be provided.

To apply, enter your work to any category in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. At the end of your application, opt in to the Alliance/ACT-SO Journey Award. You will be prompted to list the name of your local ACT-SO branch.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Entries for the 2022 Scholastic Awards open on September 1, 2021. Regional deadlines are as early as December 1, 2021. Visit our website to find out your regional deadline and how to enter.

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Award Varies
Acceptance StartSeptember 1, 2022
Deadline December 1, 2022
Number of Awards Granted10

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Eligibility Requirements

Minimum Age13
Enrollment Levels
Non-U.S. Citizens Eligible