We are now accepting applications for the 2014 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition.

Apply now!

First Prize: $30,000 Creative Writing Scholarship* to Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school (2015-16 school year) and publication in the 2015 Interlochen Review.

Eligibility: Any student in grades 8–11 during the 2014–15 academic year.

Entry Deadline: December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

There is no entry fee to participate in the contest. To be eligible for the $30,000 scholarship, students must apply and meet eligibility requirements for admission to Interlochen Arts Academy. There is $60 application fee to submit an application to the Arts Academy.

*In addition to the scholarship, the contest winner and runners up may be eligible for additional need-based financial aid.