English Degree Scholarships

Scholarships for English Students

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Jeunes Mécènes Pour les Arts Grants

Amount: 

$15,000 award pool, split between 3 awards

 

Deadline: 

August, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Montreal

 

Level of Study: 

Professional artist

 

Field(s) of Study: 
Dance;   English;   Film Studies;   Fine Arts;   Music;   Theatre;   

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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

Amount: 

$25,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$100 (finalists)

 

Deadline: 

January 15, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide

 

Level of Study: 

High School - Senior Year, College Undergraduate; Graduate

 

Field(s) of Study: 
English;   

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The Fountainhead Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

Amount: 

$10,000 (1st place)

$2,500 (2nd place)

$500 (3rd place)

$50 (4th place)

 

Deadline: 

April 25, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide

 

Level of Study: 

High school

 

Field(s) of Study: 
English;   

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Anthem Essay Contest - Ayn Rand Institute

Amount: 

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

$250 - 2nd place (3 winners)

$100 - 3rd place (5 winners)

$5 - Finalists (50 awards)

 

Deadline: 

April 25, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide

 

Level of Study: 

Junior high; Middle school; High school

 

Field(s) of Study: 
English;   

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PRISM - The Grouse Grind Lit Prize For Very Short Forms

Amount: 

$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).

 

Deadline: 

Application period open from February 1, 2019 to May 15, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide/any region

 

Level of Study: 

Not relevant for this competition

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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PRISM International - Jacob Zilber Prize For Short Fiction

Amount: 

$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).

 

Deadline: 

Contest opens October 2018, and will close January 15, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

International

 

Level of Study: 

Not relevant/any level

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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PRISM International - Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize

Amount: 

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

 

Deadline: 

October 15, 2018

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide

 

Level of Study: 

Not relevant to this competition

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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PRISM International Creative Non-Fiction Contest

Amount: 

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

 

Deadline: 

Application period from May 31, 2019 to July 31, 2019

 

Region of Study: 

Worldwide

 

Level of Study: 

Not relevant/any level

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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Tampa Review - Danahy Fiction Prize

Amount: 

$1,000

 

Deadline: 

Application period from September 1 to December 31, annually

 

Region of Study: 

Any region

 

Level of Study: 

Not relevant to this competition

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

Amount: 

Up to $1,000

 

Deadline: 

November 15, 2018

 

Region of Study: 

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

 

Level of Study: 

Any level of study/not relevant to this competition

 

Field(s) of Study: 

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