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“Pen to Paper” Scholarship for Storytellers

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Offered by Scholarships360

Reviewed by Zach SkillingsLast updated Mar 27, 2024
1 award worth

$500

Grade level

HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

January 31, 2025

Scholarship Overview

Do you fancy yourself a wordsmith? If you value creative writing as a form of communication, we encourage you to apply for the Pen to Paper Scholarship for Storytellers! This scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors (graduating class of 2024 or 2025), undergraduate, and graduate students who enjoy crafting stories and expressing ideas through the arrangement of words on paper. Whether you’re interested in poetry, short stories, novels, or screenplays, we want to hear from you. To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a 250-word piece of original creative writing. See the “Application Information” section below for details regarding essay prompts. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. Happy writing!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students interested in creative writing. Applicants must be high school juniors and seniors in the graduating class of 2024 or 2025, or undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year.

Grade Level

HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

Academic Interest

Literature/English/Writing

Application information

You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

Essay Prompt

[Note: Please only respond to 1 of the following 3 prompts] 1. If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be? What would be your weakness? 2. Write a short story using the following three words as a foundation – (1) friendship, (2) abrupt, (3) repair 3. Describe a day in the life of an inanimate object.

Maximum 250 words

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The “Pen to Paper” Scholarship for Storytellers winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Scholarships360 at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the “Pen to Paper” Scholarship for Storytellers is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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