Important terms:

  1. Student Entry / Entries – The written piece for judging. This is NOT mailed.

  2. Student Submission Form – A form that is created for each student entry; for example, if a student enters 5 poems, there will be 5 submission forms.  Parents must sign submission forms. These forms are mailed with payment.

  3. Fee Waiver: If the fee for entry to Scholastic is a barrier, students may download a Fee Waiver. Please visit:  https://www.artandwriting.org/frequently-asked-questions/#payment for more information. Parents must sign Fee Waivers.

Fees: 

$7.00 per entry  If you have more than one entry, please pay for all of them with one check. For example, a student has 5 entries at $7.00 each, please write one check for $35.

$25.00 per senior portfolio  If a senior wishes to submit a portfolio and other individual entries, please pay 25$ for the portfolio and $7.00 for each entry.

Payment Deadline: Friday, December 17th, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Online payments are not accepted.  Student submission forms and checks must be received (not postmarked) by the above date.

If Paying with personal check (Parents):

  1. Print submission forms & sign them

  2. Write one check for all entries payable to: University of Pittsburgh/ WPWP.

  3. Mail submission forms and check to:

Western Pennsylvania Writing Project

University of Pittsburgh School of Education

5157 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

230 S Bouquet St

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

If a School is paying:

  1. Teachers print submission forms and fee waivers (if needed) at school. Forms must be signed by students and parents.

  2. Schools may submit one check for all submissions. Include the submission forms, fee waivers, and a list of all participating students with the check.

  3. If schools are only paying for one submission per student, but students are entering more than one submission, please only include the submission forms that the school is covering.  Students must send in submission forms for the other entries from home with a check from a parent.

  4. Mail submission forms and check to:

Western Pennsylvania Writing Project

University of Pittsburgh School of Education

5157 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

230 S Bouquet St

Pittsburgh, PA 15260