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.
Students applying as freshmen to the Culinary Institute of America in New York who have a demonstrat...
This award is for students attending U.S. or Canadian schools, or American schools abroad. Students ...
This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students studying in the U.S. Applicants mu...
This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students and students currently enrolled in a state-a...
This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Students must submit an essay ...
This poetry contest is open to international and U.S. high school seniors who reside in Hawaii.
International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this writing contest as long as the...
This scholarship is for students planning to study abroad and, while there, complete some type of vo...
This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who have experience working as a careg...
This writing contest is available for current law students who submit an article of 1,500 to 2,500 w...
This $10,000 Unigo Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a leg...
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