2018 Emerging Writers Scholarship
first place: $20,000
Second Place: $10,000
Third Place: $5,000
The scholarship contest is open to high school seniors who apply to and attend Rowan as a Writing Arts major beginning in Fall 2018. Application deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018.
The Writing Arts department focuses on myriad genres. As one of the first stand-alone writing departments in the United States, distinct from related fields like English and Journalism, our students pursue creative, academic, and professional projects. Scholarship applicants are encouraged to choose portfolio pieces that showcase their best writing and show potential for even further growth in the Writing Arts department.
How to Apply:
Cover Letter/Artistic Statement
The Selection Process
Winners will be selected by Writing Arts faculty. Winners will demonstrate a mature and convincing combination of originality and substance. The awards will be made based on the quality of the submitted cover letter/artistic statement and the portfolio.
Contestant's potential for success in the Writing Arts major, based on a review of application materials, will also be considered.
Entries for the Rowan University Emerging Writers Scholarship are due by Friday, March 16, 2018.
Winners will be announced in April.
Winners may apply funds to one year, or across years.
For more information, contact Jennifer Tole at Tole@rowan.edu.