Deadline: June 1 annually

  • Applicants may only submit one piece for consideration
  • Applicants may not be a family member of anyone employed by
  • Applicants may not submit content that has been previously published online
  • Applicants may submit their own original work without getting help from anyone
  • Applicants must be current High School or College Students located in the United States or Canada

How To Apply:

To apply for the scholarship, applicants should submit a short story or informational article for children (400-800 words) to along with their full name, age, and current school level info. 

Stories and articles will be rated from 0-5 based on the following criteria: Short Stories for Children
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Value to Students
  • Quality of Content
  • Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation
The applicants with the highest scores will move on to the final round of the scholarship competition where a winner will be chosen by a team from The stories from finalists will be published on with attribution.

More Information:

Please see for additional information.

Award amount: $1,000