November Deadlines Scholarships

Bennington Young Writers Competition

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1.)  Must be a high school student in grades 10, 11, or 12.

2.)  Must submit one of the following pieces of writing:

  • Poetry (a group of three poems). Poems must be typed written and attached to the entry form.
  • Fiction (a short story or one-act play). Short stories must be typed, double-spaced, and fewer than 1500 words. Scripts must be typed, double-spaced and run no more than 30 minutes (playing time).
  • Non-fiction (a personal or academic essay). Stories and non-fiction must be typed, double-spaced, and less than 1500 words.
  • 3.)  Must be original work and sponsored by a high school teacher.

    Criteria for Selection: Best entry as judged  by a panel of current Bennington students and literature faculty members

    Amount of Award: $250-$500

    Application: Available online

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