L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest

$5,000

Deadline Varies

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 Run on a quarterly basis, an eligible entry is any previously unpublished short story or novelette (under 17,000 words) of science fiction or fantasy.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

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (15)

expand_less

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


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

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Introducing Scholarships.com’s Online Education Section for Students

September 17, 2020

by Izzy Hall

It’s new. It’s different. It can be frustrating. It’s probably how you’re experiencing school these days. It’s online education. The coronavirus has rapidly expanded the adoption of online, virtual and distance learning, from college all the way down to elementary school. As a relatively new practice, schools, students and staff have all had to make adjustments to their curriculums and their expectations. Students may be wondering – how can I be successful in online school? How can I make it work for me? Our new Online Education section has the answers to all of your online learning questions. [...]

Facebook Launches New College-Only Student Platform

September 15, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Facebook is returning to its roots with the launch of Facebook Campus, a college-only space designed to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared interests, according to the press release. The social media giant, which had originally started its life as a networking site for college students, is now refocusing its efforts on connecting students, particularly in the wake of COVID, even if they are away from college. Here's what you can expect from the new Facebook Campus platform if you are a college student: [...]

Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the devastating September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States of America. We honor those who lost their lives in the attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, as well as the first responders who gave their lives rescuing survivors, and the passengers of Flight 93 who thwarted the hijacker’s plans. The events of September 11, 2001 touched the lives of all Americans and redefined a generation. Now, even in the midst of another national crisis, we feel it is appropriate to take the time to remember this tragedy. [...]