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Best Writing Scholarships in 2024

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To apply for this scholarship, students must be enrolled at an accredited university in Connecticut or be a Connecticut resident enrolled in university in any state or country. Applications should include a 500-word essay about a current event that captured your interest, how you stayed informed, etc.

Categories: Journalism

Organization: The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation.

Deadline: April 01, 2025.

Additional awards: 1 second place prize of $1,500, 2 third place prizes of $1,000 each.

Categories: Journalism.

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To apply for this scholarship, you must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. You will be required to submit a short essay on how your major or course of study is relevant to one of these industries. Two scholarships are awarded in the amount $5,000 each.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: American Bus Association.

Deadline: April 02, 2025.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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Each year, qualified African-American and Black junior and senior high school students participate in the Essay Contest and Issue Forum. Students are presented with a topic that embodies some of our communities’ most pressing issues and are asked to write an essay to defend their research, analyses, and opinion.

Categories: Personal Essay and Critical Essay

Organization: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

Deadline: May 04, 2024.

Additional awards: $1,000 for second place, $750 for third place, invitation to awards ceremony in Washington, D.C..

Categories: Personal Essay and Critical Essay.

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Each year the Gordon Hay Scholarship Committee selects a high school senior or college underclassman to receive a unique $5,000 scholarship. The Gordon Hay Scholarship benefits a student within the Charlotte region who demonstrates technical or artistic accomplishment in a non-performance area of the performing arts. Full application can be found on our website.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Blumenthal Performing Arts.

Deadline: April 01, 2025.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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Sigma Tau Delta offers the Graduate Scholarship in honor of Edwin L. Stockton, Jr., Past-President, who served for 18 years. Applications should demonstrate both academic achievement and campus, community, or chapter service; applicants should explain the relevance of their program of study to fostering the discipline of English, including literature, language, writing, and literacy.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Sigma Tau Delta.

Deadline: April 05, 2025.

Additional awards: 2-3 runner-up awards of $2,000 each.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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This scholarship is intended to assist current student or alumni members in furthering their education on a part-time or non-degree-seeking basis in areas of study. Examples of eligible areas of study include teacher certification, summer coursework, publishing institutes, and professionalization opportunities. Applicants will describe current or past academic scholarship and campus, community, or chapter service, as well as context for their part-time or non-degree-seeking student status.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Sigma Tau Delta.

Deadline: April 05, 2025.

Additional awards: 1 runner-up award of $1,500.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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This scholarship, named in honor of Sigma Tau Delta's Executive Director, recognizes academic excellence and outstanding service to the Society at the local, regional, and/or national level. This scholarship requires applicants to submit, in addition to the application information and scholarship essay, a paper originally submitted as coursework and a declaration of authorship.

Categories: Personal Essay and Critical Essay

Organization: Sigma Tau Delta.

Deadline: April 05, 2025.

Additional awards: 2 runner-up awards of $2,500 each.

Categories: Personal Essay and Critical Essay.

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The Bennett Place Support Fund, Inc. will award this $1000 scholarship to a deserving student who is a current senior of an accredited high school in North Carolina. To apply, students must write three short essays (400-600 words each) on topics related to the historic site of Bennett Place.

Categories: Critical Essay

Organization: The Bennett Place Support Fund, Inc..

Deadline: April 03, 2025.

Categories: Critical Essay.

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Sigma Tau Delta offers the Senior Scholarship in honor of Elva Bell McLin, past Southern Regent and Historian for the Society. Applications should demonstrate both academic achievement and campus, community, or chapter service; applicants should explain the relevance of their program of study to fostering the discipline of English, including literature, language, writing, and literacy.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Sigma Tau Delta.

Deadline: April 05, 2025.

Additional awards: 2-3 runner-up awards of $2,000 each.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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This scholarship will be awarded each year to a Houston area high school senior interested in a career in media. Applicants must choose one of multiple essay questions related to media, advertising, and Houston media mentor Sandy Schenker Capell, to answer in 500 words or less.

Categories: Journalism

Organization: Media Alliance of Houston.

Deadline: May 08, 2024.

Categories: Journalism.

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Sigma Tau Delta offers the Junior Scholarship in honor of E. Nelson James, long-time Executive Secretary for the Society. Applications should demonstrate both academic achievement and campus, community, or chapter service; applicants should explain the relevance of their program of study to fostering the discipline of English, including literature, language, writing, and literacy.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Sigma Tau Delta.

Deadline: April 05, 2025.

Additional awards: 2-3 runner-up awards of $1,500 each.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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The foundation established this scholarship program to encourage and reward juniors, seniors and graduate students who have a burning desire to pursue some aspect of professional speaking as a career. To be considered for one of our six scholarships, please review and fill out the Scholarship Criteria and Application Form, which includes a personal essay about your career objective, your desire to be a professional speaker and how you will use your skills in oral communications.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: NSA Foundation.

Deadline: April 30, 2024.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund to promote interest in hunting, wildlife conservation, the rich outdoor heritage of the United States, and other related subjects. This annual essay contest and scholarship is open only to high school seniors who are preparing to enter their freshman year at an accredited college or university.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: Bird Dog Foundation.

Deadline: April 15, 2025.

Additional awards: $1,500 for second place, $1,000 for third place.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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The Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program aims to help create a diverse pipeline of college-educated professionals poised to assume fulfilling off-camera careers in entertainment, and to help increase the number of underrepresented minorities employed in the entertainment industry. Please note applications submitted for this program will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Categories: Personal Essay

Organization: United Negro College Fund.

Deadline: April 24, 2024.

Additional awards: Multiple awards of varying amounts will be given.

Categories: Personal Essay.

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Since its inception, NDS has recognized the importance of laying a foundation for the future in the form of students. This scholarship is awarded to a freshman majoring in Dairy/Animal Science with a Communications emphasis or Agricultural Journalism with a Dairy/Animal Science emphasis. Application includes personal and analytical essays on the dairy industry.

Categories: Journalism

Organization: National Dairy Shrine.

Deadline: April 15, 2025.

Additional awards: Multiple awards may be given.

Categories: Journalism.

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