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.
International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this writing contest as long as the...
This scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate- or graduate-lev...
This essay contest is open to U.S. and international students who are in first grade through graduat...
This contest is open to anyone who submits an essay of 3,000 words or less about the role of leaders...
This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who submit an original, previously...
The AES Engineering Scholarship Program is available to any student looking to further his/her educa...
This award is for U.S. students 15 to 18 years old, or those in grades 10 through 12, who have a tal...
This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 16 to 19 years of age and are planning to enroll o...
This award is available to U.S students who are planning to attend the University of North Florida a...
This popular fiction writing contest is open to any writer who submits a story of 4,000 words or les...
This scholarship is open to U.S. students who reside and attend school in the 50 United States and t...
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