National League of American Pen Women - Sarasota Branch

“Launching Leaders in the Arts” Awards Program

Deadline: 2/3/20

Award: Varies $100 - $2,000

Number of Awards: Varies

Renewable: No

Type: Merit-based


This creative competition supports college-bound high school students pursuing degrees in writing, art and music. Students are encouraged to submit their creative work, which is judged by the awards committee chairpersons. The organization provides approximately $9,000 in annual awards, with awards ranging from $100 to $2,000.

Sarasota and Manatee County high school senior students are eligible. Students may enter in these categories:  Letters/Writing, Visual Arts, Music Composition.

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 11, 2020.