Diverse Minds Writing Challenge

Award Amount

Application Deadline

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Awarded By

B'nai B'rith International

Award Amount

The winners will be awarded as follows: First place: A $5,000 college scholarship and publication of his/her book. The winning book in each city will be professionally published with 2,000 copies distributed to each public library and elementary school within the local community. B'nai B'rith retains all rights to the published books. Second place: A $2,000 college scholarship. Third place: A $1,000 college scholarship. All scholarships are offered annually and are non-renewable. Past applicants may reapply; however, past winners may not reapply. In addition, the teacher who oversees the creation of the first-place submission in each city will receive a $500 stipend to use for classroom materials. The school of the winning participant will also receive a $500 grant.


Three prizes awarded annually.

Deadline Info

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.