English Degree Scholarships

Search free scholarships from our database that apply to a major in English, and similar fields. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Jeunes Mécènes Pour les Arts Grants

$15,000 award pool, split between 3 awards

 

$15,000 award pool, split between 3 awards

 

August, 2019

 

Professional artist

 

Montreal

 

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

$25,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$100 (finalists)

 

$25,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$100 (finalists)

 

Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2019/20 program.

 

High School - Senior Year, College Undergraduate; Graduate

 

Worldwide

 

The Fountainhead Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

$10,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$50 (4th place)

 

$10,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$50 (4th place)

 

Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2019/20 program.

 

High school

 

Worldwide

 

Anthem Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

$2,000 - 1st place (1 winner)

$250 - 2nd place (3 winners)

$100 - 3rd place (5 winners)

$5 - Finalists (50 awards)

 

$2,000 - 1st place (1 winner)

$250 - 2nd place (3 winners)

$100 - 3rd place (5 winners)

$5 - Finalists (50 awards)

 

Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2019/20 program.

 

Junior high; Middle school; High school

 

Worldwide

 

PRISM - The Grouse Grind Lit Prize For Very Short Forms

$500 Grand Prize, $150 runner-up, $50 2nd runner-up.

 

All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM).

 

$500 Grand Prize, $150 runner-up, $50 2nd runner-up.

 

All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM).

 

Application period open from February 1, 2019 to May 22, 2019 - ***UPDATE - The 2019 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in the ______ of 2020 for updated application information.***

 

Not relevant for this competition

 

Worldwide/any region

 

PRISM International - Jacob Zilber Prize For Short Fiction

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up. 


All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM).

 

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up. 


All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM).

 

Contest opens November 2019, and will close January 15, 2020

 

Not relevant/any level

 

International

 

PRISM International - Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up

 

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up

 

Contest will open August 1, 2019 and close January 15, 2020

 

Not relevant to this competition

 

Worldwide

 

PRISM International Creative Non-Fiction Contest

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up

 

$1,500 grand prize; $600 runner-up; $400 2nd runner-up

 

Application period from May 15, 2019 to July 15, 2019

 

Not relevant/any level

 

Worldwide

 

Tampa Review - Danahy Fiction Prize

$1,000

 

$1,000

 

Application period is from September 1 to December 31, annually

 

Not relevant to this competition

 

Any region

 

Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Up to $1,000

 

Up to $1,000

 

Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for updates on the 2019/20 program.

 

Any level of study/not relevant to this competition

 

Any region, with the exception of North Korea, Crimea, Syria and Iran