Scholarships And Contest For Aspiring Writers
Nowadays, essays have gone beyond the school curriculum and found a place in the international admissions application cycle. Many students end up preparing for months to create that perfect admission essay to get an admission in their dream international college. Listed below are some of the top essay writing competitions which you can apply for during this summer of 2019.
Essay writing competitions even provide students with a chance to get scholarships to cover their academic expenses.
Essay writing generally comes across as the lost childhood activity which students got dumped with at schools. While the literary pursuit never provided any materialistic benefit, it sure did enhance one’s vocabulary and thinking skills. Nowadays, essays have gone beyond the school curriculum and found a place in the international admissions application cycle. Many students end up preparing for months to create that perfect admission essay to get an admission in their dream international college. But apart from the curriculum and admission application essay writing competitions have become more popular in many countries. Such essay writing competitions even provide students with a chance to get scholarships to cover their academic expenses. Here we have listed for you some of the top essay writing competitions which you can apply for during this summer of 2019.
2nd National Level Essay Writing Contest, SMVDU 2019
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), invites students attending graduation and post graduation programs to participate in this essay contest to showcase their creative skills and thoughts.
Eligibility: Students pursuing under-graduation and post-graduation programs.
Benefits: Top selected entries will be awarded with cash prizes worth INR 10,000
Application Deadline: August 20, 2019
Application Mode: Submit offline entries
Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/SMV1
Noticebard Internship Experience Writing Competition 2019
Noticebard is organising this contest for students pursuing higher education (undergraduates, post-graduates, PhD) to share their internship experience and secure contest awards.
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral Students pursuing an education in any discipline
Benefits: Top 3 entries will be awarded prize money up to INR 8,000 and another 10 best entries will get awards for up to INR 3000 each.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
Application Mode: Apply online
Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/NIE2
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest 2019
Ayn Rand Institute (ARI), a renowned philanthropic organisation is providing the students with a chance to recreate Ayn Rand's fiction and win awards up to USD 25,000. The scholarship is open to students from around the world.
Eligibility: Students of Class 12, undergraduate students and postgraduate students may apply for this contest
Benefits: Top 3 entries may get awards up to USD 25,000 and other 50 finalists will be awarded USD 100 each
Application Deadline: September 19, 2019
Application Mode: Apply online for registration and send essay entries offline
Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/ASE8
International Short Story Contest for School Children 2019
Kids World Fun an international children’s magazine is providing this short story and essay writing an opportunity to students from age group 7 to 16 years to encourage their fiction writing skills and reward them for the same.
Eligibility: Indian students from age group 7 to 9 years (Sub-Junior Category), age group 10 to 12 years (Junior Category) and age group 13 to 16 years (Senior Category)
Benefits: Top three winners of each category will be awarded award prize money of USD 100 (Rank 1), USD 75 (Rank 2) and USD 50 (Rank 3).
Application Deadline: September 15, 2019
Application Mode: Submit an online application via Email
Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/ISS13
Millennial Indian Writers Pan India Online Essay Contest 2019
The contest is being organised by UNESCO New Delhi Cluster to encourage young Indians towards writing careers.
Eligibility: Indian students of the age group 13 to 15 years (Category A) and age group 16 to 18 years (Category B)
Benefits: Certificate of Recognition from Takhte and UNESCO New Delhi, a chance to be featured in a book entitled ‘Inside the Millennial Mind: Essays by 100 Young Indians’.
Application Deadline: June 15, 2019
Application Mode: Submit online applications
Application Link: http://www.b4s.in/BWE/MIW1
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