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Educational Events and Contests: Creative Writing

A collection of educational events and contests open to students and educators.

Kids Write 4 Kids

Registration is Free. Click HERE to sign up

For students in Grades 4 to 8

Lives That Make a Difference

Tell us about the heroes that make a difference in and out of your classroom and win $1,500!

Deadline is January 31, 2022


The First Page Student Writing Challenge

Open for submissions from Feb. 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. ET to Feb. 28, 2022 at 9 p.m. ET.

#Our Stories Our Voices in the Classroom

Kayak Illustrated History Challenge

For students age 7 to 14

Deadline June 30, 2021

Personal Story Project - Teen Health and Wellness

Finding Home Writing Contest

Entrants may choose to describe where their family is from, where their home is today or what the word “home” means to them.

Open to writers ages 8-13 at the time of entry

Each winner will receive an Orca Prize Pack and a $200 gift certificate to the bookstore of their choice.


Scholastic Kids Press

Scholastic Kids Press - Now Accepting Applications!

Deadline for application is June 1st 2021