Penguin Random House Offers Scholarships for Aspiring Writers

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Penguin Random House’s Creative Writing Awards will grant college scholarships of up to $10,000 each to five U.S. high school seniors, nationwide.

Students will be asked to submit one original literary composition in English in one of the following genres of poetry, spoken word poem, fiction/drama or personal essay/memoir.

Students must be high school seniors in a US public school and planning to enroll  in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year starting in fall 2020.

Scholarships will be distributed over four years to the college or university.

Deadline to apply is March 2, 2020 3:00 pm CT or when 900 applications have been received.

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