Idyllwild Arts Academy Scholarship Available for Creative Writing Students in Fall 2014

The Idyllwild Arts Academy Creative Writing department is now accepting student writing entries for the Spring 2014 Poetry and Fiction writing contest. The winner of the contest will be offered a $25,000 scholarship to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy.

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Idyllwild, Ca (PRWEB) May 08, 2014

WHAT:     The Idyllwild Arts Academy Creative Writing department is now accepting student writing entries for the Spring 2014 Poetry and Fiction writing contest. The winner of the contest will be offered a $25,000 scholarship to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy. The contest submission and scholarship application form is available online at http://www.idyllwildarts.org/fictionandpoetry and is open to middle school students entering 9th grade in the school year 2014-2015; and for high school students between grades 9-12. Students are encouraged to submit one piece of fiction or up to 3 poems. The pieces submitted should be original work by the student author. One winner will be selected to receive the scholarship, which will be applied to tuition for Idyllwild Arts Academy. The winning piece will be considered for publication in the student-edited journal, Parallax Online.

The Idyllwild Arts Academy is an internationally acclaimed boarding arts high school (September through May) which provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists. Idyllwild Arts Academy's 300 students hail from more than 25 countries and pursue artistic excellence in Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Moving Pictures, InterArts / Fashion Design. Graduates of Idyllwild Arts Academy currently excel in every professional field of the arts including Broadway theatre, primetime television, classical and jazz music, motion pictures, graphic design, photography and more.

WHO:     Idyllwild Arts Academy Creative Writing Fiction and Poetry Contest

WHEN:     Fiction and Poetry Submission Deadline for the $25,000 scholarship is May 16th, 2014

WHERE:     Entry submission form can be found online at IdyllwildArts.org/fictionandpoetry.

HOW:     For interviews or more information, please contact Kim Henderson, Creative Writing Chair, khenderson(at)idyllwildarts(dot)org

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The Mission of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation is to promote and advance artistic and cultural development through education in a beautiful, natural environment conducive to positive personal growth.

The Idyllwild Arts Academy provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists from all over the world.

The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program provides arts instruction and experiences of the highest caliber to a diverse student population of all ages and abilities.


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