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.
This scholarship contest is available for U.S. high school seniors, college freshmen, and college so...
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U.S. citizens/legal residents who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to enter this poetry con...
This $1,000 Unigo College Review Scholarship is open to any applicant who is enrolled in college and...
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This award is for students who have an interest in writing poetry. The applicant may be a high schoo...
U.S. citizens/permanent residents in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to enter this contest. Student...
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This award is for students attending U.S. or Canadian schools, or American schools abroad. Students ...
Students applying as freshmen to the Culinary Institute of America in New York who have a demonstrat...
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