Top 5 Best Scholarships for English/Creative Writing Major
I love writing, but let's face it, not everyone's going to be a KingMeyerRowling's bestseller without some guidance, mentoring, and the mullah to pay for that fancy MFA program. So, here's some scholarships, to help out teens and young adults who hope to make it big in the English department.
Apply online between the months of May 1st and October 1st. The YoungArts scholarship is looking for students between the ages of 15-18 with artistic talents. Applicants can choose any Discipline such as Dance, Jazz, Visual Arts, Writing; poetry, short stories, novels, etc....
Up to $10,000
Davidson Fellows Scholarship Link:
This scholarship needs prefers gifted students under the age of 18. There most be impeccable skills when it comes to literary work and a social problem must be the end result of such work. Winners in the literary field are few and far in between. This scholarship is good for all studies including science, music, and outside-of-the-box
Up to $50,000 for most outstanding work.
Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Link:
- Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
Alliance | Celebrating 87 years as the most prestigious recognition and scholarship program for teenage artists and writers in the U.S.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Another literary scholarship. This one is ran by the scholastic literary company. Students between 7th and 12th grade can prepare a portfolio to be judged in a national contest. Students who win can have their art published and distributed across the nation.
Up to $10,000.
Writers of the Future Link:
- L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the Future Contest
Writersofthefuture.com is the official web site of the Writers of the Future and Illustrators of the Future Contest.
L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest
Famous for his science fiction novels. This award is given to unpublished writers, with a short story in science fiction. I like this award because you can apply four times a year, especially if you don't win the first three or four times. Not to mention, the fact that this award is for all ages.
Up to $1,000
Holland & Knight Holocaust Remembrance Project
Holocaust Remembrance Project
A topic is given to students between grades 9-12. This topic will be based on the Holocaust Remembrance Project. It's about 1,200 words and must be creative.
Up to $5,000
A trip to D.C.'s Holocaust Museum