National League of American Pen Women Sarasota Branch

Launching Leaders in the Arts Awards Program

Deadline: 2/2/21

Award: $100 - $2,500

Number of Awards: Varies


The competitions are open only to SENIORS (females and males) in all public high schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Competition categories include Visual Arts, Letters (Writing) and Music (visit website for application, specific rules and submission guidelines for each category). Awards range from $100 to $2,500.

In addition to receiving an award, winning students will perform, read or exhibit their winning entries at the Awards luncheon held at Bird Key Yacht Club on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Guests are also welcomed to attend with a lunch purchase.

Additional opportunities will be afforded to the winners to display their artwork, have their writings in print and participate in musical performances as we help to “launch” our student’s future in the arts.

For questions please contact

For assistance completing an application please review this short video