If you are a writer or a blogger, use those talents to win a scholarship for college. Check out our list of writing and blogging scholarships.
Voice-of-Democracy - Multiple prizes up to $30,000 scholarships. Annual competition, with deadline November 1, is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. This scholarship for high school students has a new theme each year. The theme for 2014-2015 is: “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future” Judged on originality, content and delivery in a recorded speech. See Voice-of-Democracy scholarship details at this website www.vfw.orgThe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards $10,000 award. Deadline varies, typically December for most writing, and mid February for novels. These writing scholarships are administered by The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. More than one million dollars are awarded annually to students in grades 7-12. Scholarships are awarded based on 10 writing categories and 16 art categories. Among other awards, five writers will receive cash grants of $10,000 toward undergraduate tuition, and additional $1000 awards are given to ~10 students for Distinguished Achievement Awards. For more information about the 2012 scholarships see www.artandwriting.org
YoungArts Competion Awards - up to $10,000 award (20 awards in writing). Deadline October 2014 for 2015 scholarships. The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts offers this program to reward outstanding high school seniors in art and writing. Award winners are invited to Miami for the final competitions. For more information about the 2014 Young Arts Creative Writing Scholarships see www.youngarts.org
Entrepreneurs Essay Scholarship - $1000 - $5000 scholarships. This fun writing scholarship is no longer offered for new students. Previously high school seniors could qualify for these writing scholarships based upon the book series The Entrepreneurs Game.
Additional creative writing scholarships and writing scholarships are available at your financial aid office, or online lists of scholarships at college scholarship search engines.
Political Blogging Scholarship - $2,000 award. Due date ~ February. Blogging scholarship awarded annually for a political blogger. Must be a college student who blogs about politics. For more information about the Political Blogging Scholarship see www.collegescholarships.org.