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Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Scholarship Competition

Virginia B. Ball Scholarship Competition

Win a full-tuition scholarship to Interlochen Arts Academy with the Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition.

All students in grades 8-11 during the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to apply. All applicants must submit writing samples in two of the following genres:

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Personal essay or memoir
  • Screenwriting
  • Playwriting
  • Experimental or unclassifiable writing

Submission must be received in Submittable no later than 11:59PM EST October 31, 2021. 

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