Are you an Aboriginal youth interested in creative writing? Are you an Aboriginal Youth interested in creative writing and the possibility of winning $2500? If so, check this out:
Submission deadline is May 31
The award website has all the info but here’s the basics:
Who is eligible?
- To be eligible you must:
- be 18 years of age or under
- self-identify as Aboriginal
- attend a school in Ontario
- be a resident of Ontario
- be the author of an original creative writing piece (for example: short story, poem, essay, play or song) that has not in any part been copied.
There are two age categories:
- Junior: up to 12 years of age
- Senior: 13 – 18 years of age.
There are three geographic categories:
- fly-in community
- on reserve
- off reserve (do not live in a fly-in community or on a reserve).
A junior and senior recipient is chosen from each geographic category. A maximum of six awards are presented each year.
See the website for all of the details. Enter! Someone has to win – why not you!?