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[Page 2] The Best Writing Scholarships to Apply for in 2024

The Best Writing Scholarships to Apply for in 2024
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44 SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. Cover image for Artists and Writers in the Community Scholarship

    Artists and Writers in the Community Scholarship

    Funded by
    Conner Cowan
    This scholarship seeks to encourage artists and writers to complete their degrees and pursue their creative passions.
    Funded by
    Conner Cowan
    This scholarship seeks to encourage artists and writers to complete their degrees and pursue their creative passions.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Degree of Interest: Wants a BA or MFA degree
    • Career of Interest: Artist or writer
    • Experience: Has a creative portfolio
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Mar 31, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    31
  2. Cover image for Writer for Life Scholarship

    Writer for Life Scholarship

    Funded by
    KEITH ARNOLD
    This scholarship will support a student writer.
    Funded by
    KEITH ARNOLD
    This scholarship will support a student writer.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate
    • Major: Writing or Journalism
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Oct 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    32
  3. Cover image for Writing With a Purpose Scholarship

    Writing With a Purpose Scholarship

    Funded by
    Carl Lamarre
    This scholarship exists to inhect hope and encouragement into African American high school seniors and college students looking to break into the field of journalism
    Funded by
    Carl Lamarre
    This scholarship exists to inhect hope and encouragement into African American high school seniors and college students looking to break into the field of journalism
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$1,646
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    33
  4. Cover image for Valorena Publishing & Cocoa Kids Collection Scholarship

    Valorena Publishing & Cocoa Kids Collection Scholarship

    Funded by
    Valorena Publishing
    This scholarship seeks to support BIPOC and multicultural women who are pursuing studies related to the creation of children’s picture books.
    Funded by
    Valorena Publishing
    This scholarship seeks to support BIPOC and multicultural women who are pursuing studies related to the creation of children’s picture books.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Gender: Female-identifying
    • Field of Study: Literature, poetry, writing, editing, publishing, etc.
    • Race: BIPOC/Multicultural
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Mar 12, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    34
  5. Cover image for Veterans Writing Group of San Diego Ernie Pyle Award

    Veterans Writing Group of San Diego Ernie Pyle Award

    Funded by
    Veterans' Writing Group of San Diego County
    This scholarship seeks to support military veterans who are pursuing their education and those who are active military to cover their college expenses.
    Funded by
    Veterans' Writing Group of San Diego County
    This scholarship seeks to support military veterans who are pursuing their education and those who are active military to cover their college expenses.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Background: Veteran or active military
    • State: CA
    • GPA: 2.0 or greater
    Amount:$1,540
    Deadline:Sep 30, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    35
  6. Cover image for Patricia Lea Olson Creative Writing Scholarship

    Patricia Lea Olson Creative Writing Scholarship

    Funded by
    Sherri Faye
    In loving memory of Patricia Lea Olson, this scholarship will help a creative writing student on their journey to share their words with the world.
    Funded by
    Sherri Faye
    In loving memory of Patricia Lea Olson, this scholarship will help a creative writing student on their journey to share their words with the world.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Degree: Creative Writing
    Amount:$1,100
    Deadline:Dec 08, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    36
  7. Cover image for Vanessa Muza Teskey Memorial Scholarship

    Vanessa Muza Teskey Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Brian Belko
    This scholarship seeks to help one female student who is an aspiring writer or journalist pursue her education and make a difference in the world.
    Funded by
    Brian Belko
    This scholarship seeks to help one female student who is an aspiring writer or journalist pursue her education and make a difference in the world.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be a senior in high school
    • Gender: Must identify as a woman
    • Field of Interest: Must be interested in pursuing a career in writing
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Jan 18, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    37
  8. Cover image for She Rose in STEAM Scholarship

    She Rose in STEAM Scholarship

    Funded by
    She Rose Initiative
    This scholarship aims to support female BIPOC students who are pursuing degrees in STEAM so they can overcome the barriers to higher education.
    Funded by
    She Rose Initiative
    This scholarship aims to support female BIPOC students who are pursuing degrees in STEAM so they can overcome the barriers to higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate student
    • Gender: Female
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Field of Study: STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics) and/or medical illustration, medical journalism, etc.
    • Race: African American
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Feb 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    38
  9. Cover image for Nick Huffman Memorial Scholarship

    Nick Huffman Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Melanie Mccummiskey
    This scholarship will support high school students from Illinois who plan to pursue a career in television/radio communications or creative writing.
    Funded by
    Melanie Mccummiskey
    This scholarship will support high school students from Illinois who plan to pursue a career in television/radio communications or creative writing.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school
    • State: Illinois
    • Career of Interest: Television/radio communications or creative writing
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    39
  10. Cover image for Wanda Moore Luttrell Memorial Scholarship

    Wanda Moore Luttrell Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Jennifer Luttrell and Leah Luttrell
    This scholarship will honor the memory of Wanda Moore Luttrell and help support a student who is pursuing a writing degree.
    Funded by
    Jennifer Luttrell and Leah Luttrell
    This scholarship will honor the memory of Wanda Moore Luttrell and help support a student who is pursuing a writing degree.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • State: Kentucky
    • Major: Writing
    Amount:$4,200
    Deadline:Jan 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    40
  11. Cover image for Lisa Seidman Excellence in Writing Scholarship

    Lisa Seidman Excellence in Writing Scholarship

    Funded by
    Affordable College Prep
    This scholarship seeks to honor Lisa Seidman by supporting students following in her footsteps by pursuing careers in writing.
    Funded by
    Affordable College Prep
    This scholarship seeks to honor Lisa Seidman by supporting students following in her footsteps by pursuing careers in writing.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Gender: Female
    • Major: English or writing
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Sep 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    41
  12. Cover image for West Pullman Scholarship

    West Pullman Scholarship

    Funded by
    Friends & Family
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about English, Theater or Film as they pursue higher education.
    Funded by
    Friends & Family
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about English, Theater or Film as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • State: IL
    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Race: Black
    • Field of Study: English, Theater or Film (playwriting preferred)
    Amount:$4,985
    Deadline:Aug 27, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    42
  13. Cover image for Herbert Osei “Dream Big” Writing Scholarship

    Herbert Osei “Dream Big” Writing Scholarship

    Funded by
    Kingsley Osei
    To honor the late Herbert Osei, this scholarship exists to encourage African-American students to continue the pursuit of their biggest dreams in literature, no matter where their circumstances have placed them.
    Funded by
    Kingsley Osei