Special Interest Scholarships - Literature

Below is just a sample of literature scholarships available in the special interest category. Paying for college can be a daunting task. Our free scholarship search can offer you a database to suit your particular talents. To get access to thousands more scholarships, visit our free scholarship search . You must be a registered member to access.

Our free scholarship search is updated and expanded daily and is the largest database search in the U.S. with over 3 million scholarships in career, special interest, military, minority, religious, sports, state and major related scholarships worth over $16 billion. Register today to start searching and you will automatically be entered in our monthly $1000 scholarship drawing*.


Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece


Sponsored by: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Amount: $11,500 plus housing, board and fees
Apply by: January 15
Description: Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.
> Learn More

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


Sponsored by: Scholastic
Amount: Up to $10,000
Apply by: December 15
Description: Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12 in U.S. or Canadian schools and must submit writing pieces or portfolios in one of the following categories: dramatic script, general writing portfolio, humor, journalism, nonfiction portfolio, novel, personal essay/memoir, poetry, science fiction/fantasy, short story and short short story.
> Learn More

Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest


Sponsored by: Penguin Group (USA)
Amount: $1,000
Apply by: April 15
Description: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or equivalent home schooled students and write an essay on one of five selected topics based on a piece of literature. Each English teacher may only submit one junior and one senior essay. Selection is based on style, content, grammar and originality.
> Learn More

To get access to thousands of more scholarships, visit our free scholarship search . You must be a registered member to access