The ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships

2014-2015 Scholarship Information:

We are pleased you are interested in applying for a ProofreadingServices.com Writing Scholarship. We created this program to reward America's most talented student writers at the high school and university levels.

  • This year, we will award six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. Three scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and three will be awarded to university students (graduate students and undergraduate students are judged in the same category).
  • To qualify, you must be enrolled in a US university or high school, you must meet our GPA minimum of 3.2, and you must write an essay responding to the prompt below and submit it online by June 1, 2015.
  • The winners of this year's writing scholarships will be announced in late July 2015, and their entries will be posted on our blog for thousands of writers to read. You can see last year's winners here.

The 2014-2015 Writing Prompt:

Write about a defining moment in your life in the style of your favorite children's author.


Category 1: High School Seniors

Awards:

  • 1st Place - $500
  • 2nd Place - $300
  • 3rd Place - $100

Applicant Requirements:

  • High school senior enrolled in a US high school (you do not need to be an American citizen)
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA

Deadline and Guidelines:

  • All scholarship writing submissions must be received by noon (US Eastern time) on June 1, 2015. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • If you have questions, please use this contact form. We cannot answer any scholarship questions via phone.
  • Your response to this year's writing prompt (see above) must be between 750 and 2,000 words. Please make sure you respect the minimum and maximum word counts. Our panel of educators will judge your writing's clarity, grammar, organization, and creativity. Good luck!


Category 2: College and Graduate School Students

Awards:

  • 1st Place - $500
  • 2nd Place - $300
  • 3rd Place - $100

Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student (any field of study) enrolled in a US university (you do not need to be an American citizen)
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA

Deadline and Guidelines:

  • All scholarship writing submissions must be received by noon (US Eastern time) on June 1, 2015. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • If you have questions, please use this contact form. We cannot answer any scholarship questions via phone.
  • Your response to this year's writing prompt (see above) must be between 750 and 2,000 words. Please make sure you respect the minimum and maximum word counts. Our panel of educators will judge your writing's clarity, grammar, organization, and creativity. Good luck!