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AWARE announces first annual Arts and Media Scholarship Contest for local teens

Posted: February 27, 2014 - 1:03am

In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies) has announced its first annual Arts and Media Scholarship Contest. Juneau teens between the ages of 14 and 19 are invited to create art and media that demonstrates positive and healthy relationships. Three top winners will receive scholarships in the amount of $50, $100 and $150. These scholarships can be used to attend an art class, a workshop, a dance lesson, and more.

The contest is open to a variety of artistic expressions including drawing, photography, video, poetry and oration. The deadline for submissions is March 14.

To apply for this scholarship contest or receive more information, email esthers@awareak.org, or call AWARE at 907-586-6623 and ask for Esther Smith.

AWARE is an organization dedicated to providing comprehensive intervention and prevention, outreach and education regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

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