Call for Editorial Cartoon Submissions.

“The Scholastic Writing Awards are introducing a new category for 2016 – Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation. The Editorial Cartoon category celebrates the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression.

Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the students who earn National Medals in this category.

Details:
– The editorial cartoon category is not limited to single drawings with captions. Students may also submit sequential comic art, illustrations, drawings, or multimedia entries with a political theme or message.
– Jumpstart Topics: current events, politics, elections, civics, domestic affairs, foreign policy, economics, the Constitution and the Supreme Court.
-There are no restrictions on subject matter.

About The Herb Block Foundation:
The Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice, and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.
www.herblockfoundation.org”