Students who have an interest to write can submit their articles in these forums to get recognized for their writing skills.
The pandemic has pushed many of us to introspect our life choices and decisions! Some have turned towards writing as a way to express themselves, and others seem to take it up as a profession! To budding writers in middle/high school, the below options are good forums to publish your work and get recognized! Some of them award cash prizes, certificates and even scholarships!
|The Scholastic writing awards||Art, Science fiction & fantasy||September|
|Youngarts National arts competition||Creative non-fiction, poetry, short story, novel, play/script,||October|
|JFK Profile in courage essay contest||700-1000 word essay||Sep to Jan|
|Bennington young writers awards||Poetry(3 poems), fiction (short story or one-act play), non-fiction (personal or academic essay)||Sep to Nov|
|Princeton 10-minute play contest||10 page play-scripts (only for 11th graders)||March|
|Nancy Thorp poetry contest||Young women poets, Open to sophomores or juniors in high school||October|
|Patricia Grodd poetry for young writers||Open to high school sophomores and juniors||November|
|Jane Austen essay contest||6-8 page essay on Jane Austen novels||June 1st|
|We the Students Essay contest||Students 14-19 years old are eligible||April 15th|
|Engineer Girl Annual essay contest||Girls interested in engineering careers, grade wise essay word limit||February|
|NCTE Student writing awards||8th grade and high school students||Feb 15 to July 31st|
The above provides forums for students to exhibit their writing skills in their area of interest – be it in arts, science, fiction, story writing, screen plays, poetry, journalism, engineering, English, History, constitution and democracy!