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L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest

$5,000

September 30, 2022

Awards Available: 13

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  • L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new writers of science fiction and fantasy to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience. No entry fee is required and entrants retain all publication rights. Entries in the Writers of the Future Contest are adjudicated only by professional writers. Prizes of $1000, $750 and $500 are awarded every three months.
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    From the four quarterly 1st Place winners each year, a panel of judges select one story as the grand prize winner. The writer of the grand-prize-winning story receives the L. Ron Hubbard Golden Pen Award and an additional $5000 cash prize. For more information or to apply, please visit the provider's website.
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Sophie B  on 9/6/2022 8:46:23 PM

I've been writing a really great story and am looking forwards to having it judged :-) posting here in the hopes it might grant a little luck in my favor.

John C  on 7/29/2022 3:38:44 PM

This is an amazing scholarship opportunity!

Teresa C  on 1/5/2021 1:54:32 PM

I am so excited for this scholarship! I can't wait start my journey and get my work out there!

Micah D  on 12/31/2020 10:54:53 AM

Thrilled to enter this scholarship! While we won't be meeting in person, I'm so excited to get my work out there.

Loralye.T  on 9/30/2020 7:53:37 AM

Great scholarship

Richarda Rutten  on 12/21/2018 6:44:43 PM

This is an awesome contest! I have been at the 2018 anniversary celebration where the winners are acknowledged by the judges. Brandon Sanderson was there!!! The winners were so appreciative. Yes, it is a big deal when you win. Oh, yes, there is also the Illustrators of the Future contest. The artist winners were also there. The whole thing was amazing...

Benjamin C  on 11/9/2018 6:10:35 PM

Why is this scholarship named after the Scientology nutcase? Yeah, he was a writer, but he's responsible for one of the most corrupt religious institutions in the United States.

Katilyn Engle  on 10/18/2018 3:15:46 PM

Is this scholarship for any college of choice or just one? Also, how long should our submission be? Is there a page or word limit?

Angela R  on 10/10/2018 10:43:39 AM

Amazing scholarship opportunity! Had to cut down my story down to fit the 17,000 word count maximum but otherwise I am super excited for this!

Chinftun G  on 4/5/2018 2:17:49 PM

Just read about it minutes ago and already looking forward to it, definitely going to submit if chanced. Wish me luck.

Chinftun G  on 4/5/2018 2:12:36 PM

Just read about it minutes ago and already looking forward to it, definitely going to submit if chanced. Wish me luck.

Barbara D  on 1/4/2018 8:57:58 PM

Wow, thank God there are fiction writing contests.

Hailey A  on 1/4/2018 8:22:25 AM

Just found out about this yesterday, I am already six pages deep into my story, my teacher's helping me edit, I am in LOVE with this!

MICHELLE G  on 2/15/2017 11:39:45 AM

I love writing and I need scholarship

erica h  on 2/20/2016 1:02:38 AM

I'll try my best to join in this fiction writing scholarship contest and I hope that it works for my studying sake and also for God's will.Thanks for this, may everyone encourages to be the best writer everyday.

nusaiba m  on 1/19/2012 8:21:14 AM

i'm so glad there is a fiction writing scholarship contest! i'll be try to try for this one!!!

BreAnna R  on 8/20/2011 9:35:37 PM

I love to write and it sucks that there aren't more writing scholarships. I'm definitely going to write up something for this quarter!

Jesse A  on 8/4/2011 8:26:35 PM

looks like I know what I'll be doing this summer

Zipporah S  on 6/12/2011 11:17:54 AM

I am excited to enter in this Scholarship. I hope I win second or third place! If I win first place I'll sing like no tomorrow with joy. I'll submit soon. Thank you!

maureen k  on 11/17/2010 6:29:57 AM

This is a great motivation for young writers

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