Grants for Students

Florida Writers Foundation Grants

 There are ten colleges offering creative writing courses in Florida.

They are:

Eckerd College

Florida Atlantic University

Florida International University

Florida State University

Florida Southern College

University of Miami

St. Leo University

University of South Florida -Main Campus

Stetson University

University of Central Florida

University of Tampa

The two-year state colleges, formerly community colleges, also have creative writing programs.

The Florida Writers Foundation offers a two $500 grants to a Florida writing school lf the student’s choice. ¬†Winning students will have funds sent to the institution upon successful admission by the student to the selected college.

Please submit a 1200 word short story and a $10 processing fee. Submission is between February 1- 28, 2016. The awards will be announced June 1, 2016.

Any college bound senior going to a Florida College with a creative writing program is eligible.