The Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship

To be eligible for the Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship, applicants must be:
•United States, Canada or Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents; and
•Accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States, Canada or Australia.

Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published.

All applications must be submitted by email to and include:
•Your name, address and contact number;
•The name of the college or university you are attending or planning to attend;
•Your sample chapter attached to the email in .doc or .docx format with a written introduction. Google Doc links and PDFs will not be accepted.

Five finalists will be selected from each application pool. If your submission is shortlisted, your sample will be featured on Reedsy’s blog and social media channels. This will not affect your rights as the copyright holder.