Contests for Graduate Students

Barbara Pym Society
Student Essay Contest
Full-time Undergraduate or Graduate College Students

The Geek Partnership Society
Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural and Alternate History Fiction
Poetry, Fiction, Graphic Novel
Various age categories (K-Adult)

The Hurston/Wright Award for Black College Writers
For undergraduate or graduate fiction or poetry. See full details on website.

The Lincoln Forum
Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
“Lincoln and the Hard Hand of War”
For full-time college/university students.
Deadline: Postmark July 31 (annual)

Oregon Quarterly
Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest
Open to enrolled college students

Transitions Abroad Travel Contest
Student Writing Contest
Currently enrolled undergrad and grad students & recent grads.

UNESCO
2013 International Essay Contest for Young People
Ages: Up to 25 years old