Scholarship offered to young writers

Ridge Writers, the Eastern Sierra Branch of the California Writers Club, will award the $500 Allison Aubin Scholarship for Young Writers to a high school senior preparing to enter college to study writing.

To qualify, an applicant must write a 500-word essay on the topic “Why do I write and what do I want to do with my writing career?” Each entry should be double-spaced in 12 pt. Times New Roman font and include the student’s real name (no pseudonyms), school and grade at the top of the essay.

All entries should be submitted by email as Word documents to

The deadline for submission is April 30. Judging will be conducted in May, with the winner announced in June.

Story First Published: 2019-04-12