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L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest

$5,000

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Awards Available: 13

  • Scholarship Description
  • The L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest is an ongoing merit competition for new and amateur aspiring writers. Run on a quarterly basis, an eligible entry is any previously unpublished short story or novelette (under 17,000 words) of science fiction or fantasy. There will be three cash prizes in each quarter: a first place prize of $1,000, a second place prize of $750, and a third place prize of $500. In addition, at the end of the year, the winners will have their entries re-judged, and a grand prize winner shall be determined and receive an additional $5,000. All types of science fiction, fantasy, and dark fantasy are welcome. For more information, or to apply, please visit the provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 7051 Hollywood Blvd
  • Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • contests@authorservicesinc.com
  • tel: 323-466-3310
  • fax: 323-466-6474

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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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