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.
U.S. and international students who are currently enrolled in eighth, ninth or tenth grade are eligi...
This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time. Stu...
This essay contest is open to U.S. and international students who are in first grade through graduat...
This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are involved in ...
International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this writing contest as long as the...
This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a ...
This award is available for U.S. students residing in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Allegan, Montcalm or B...
U.S. female undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in music are eligible for this award. S...
This scholarship is open to women who are 23 years of age or older and attend or plan to attend sele...
This award is available for permanent residents of Maryland with an interest in a teaching career. ...
Maine high school seniors are eligible to enter this essay contest. Students must submit an essay ab...
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