Emerging Writers Scholarships
The Emerging Writers Scholarship is open to high school seniors and new incoming transfer students who have been admitted to North Central College and who are potential Literature, Writing and/or English Education majors. Students may submit either an original creative work or an original literary interpretation.
- The scholarship is open to incoming First-Year students and incoming new Transfer students who aspire to be a Literature major, a Writing major or an English Education major.
Students must submit either 1 short essay of literary criticism, 1 short story or 2-3 poems.
- Submissions should not exceed 2,000 words and must be original and unpublished.
If selected to receive the scholarship, and in addition to the scholarship, selected writing submissions will be reviewed by a scholarship committee comprised of faculty from the Literature, Writing and English Education departments and from published professors and may be considered for publication in 30 North. The 30 North publication is a national annual that publishes the best writing by undergraduate creative writers.
The Emerging Writers Scholarship is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study provided the student continues to progress toward and declares a Literature, a Writing and/or an English Education major … AND… provided the student has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Renewal recommendations will be confirmed with the Literature, Writing and English Education departments.
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