Writers have the ability to shape our ideas and the world we live in. They have the chance to put their thoughts to paper (or maybe a computer screen) to live on for generations to come. If you aspire to be the next great American author, like Ernest Hemingway or Maya Angelou, you may be looking to pursue a degree in writing. Winning scholarships for writers shouldn’t be a novel idea, either. There are hundreds of essay contests for writers to put their skills to work for free college dollars. Be sure to check out these other great opportunities, too, in our directory of scholarships for writing majors.
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This essay contest is open to U.S. citizens who are 18 years of age or older. Students must be high ...
This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enro...
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This award is available for U.S. and international high school seniors who are residents of the stat...
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This award is available for U.S. students who are 18 years of age or younger as of October 1, 2016. ...
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