Friday, May 10, 2013

Literary Scholarships for Young Writers from Las Vegas, NV: Gateway Arts Foundation

Gateway Arts Foundation announces the Helen Hearne Literary Scholarships for young and aspiring authors from Las Vegas, Nevada, ages 14 to 22 years of age.  Applications will be accepted for a short story 50 to 75 pages on a 5 x 8 format (approximately 14,000 to 21,000 words) with a Las Vegas/Nevada/any town in Nevada theme or a centralized focus to the storyline and/or character. Three award classifications will be given and submissions can be entered as Fiction or Nonfiction:

14– 16 year olds Fiction or Nonfiction
17– 19 year olds Fiction or Nonfiction
20– 22 year olds Fiction or Nonfiction

To apply, please download and submit an application form with your short story. The application is available on Gateway’s website. There is no fee. Deadline for submission is August 1st, 2013.

The grand prize winner chosen from each of the three age classifications will have their short story published by Personal Dynamics Publishing in anthology that will be available for sale at Each winner  will receive a copy of the anthology and a certificate at a Gateway Scholarship event.

Gateway Arts Foundation provides affordable cultural programs always benefiting the artist and its scholarship fund. The Gateway Scholarship fund currently offers continued advanced private music studies for outstanding Las Vegas students.Gateway Arts Foundation is honored to be called the “greatest friend and supporter to Las Vegas artists.

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