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Selected Opportunities and Resources for Storytellers This list features some excellent opportunities available to middle and high school students. Visit our website at for links to additional summer programs, competitions, and recommended websites. CoMPEtitions The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition students in grade 12 submit six original photos along with a 500–800-word statement describing what they’re trying to communicate on the theme storytelling through the lens. finalists at the local level compete for the chance to earn up to a $10,000 scholarship in the national competition. www.artinstitutes. edu/arlington/news-and-events/ enter-the-art-institutes-storytellersphotography-competition-at-the-artinstitute-of-washington-7243010.aspx The Emerson Prize High school students submit scholarly papers on any historical topic to The Concord Review. essays chosen for publication are also considered for the ralph Waldo emerson Prize, which includes a $3,000 award. National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest Letters About Literature students in grades 4–12 write a letter to an author, alive or dead, explaining how that writer’s work has made a difference in their lives. Winners receive cash awards at state and national levels. High school students enter submissions to their state contests in one of 12 categories. national awards in each category include certificates, $100 cash for first place, and plaques for second and third place. Visit the website to find your state coordinator. The Claremont Review Annual Writing Contest Manningham Student Poetry Awards students in grades 6–12 submit original works of poetry. Winners from two grade divisions receive cash prizes and publication of their winning poems. www. NewsCurrents Student Editorial Cartoon Contest Writers ages 13–19 submit up to three poems, up to three postcard stories (500 words or less), or a longer story (up to 5,000 words). first-, second-, and third-place winners in each category receive $500, $300, and $200, respectively. html/annualcontestsubmissions.html National Council of T eachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing english departments nominate high school juniors for these awards. nominees offer two writing samples for judging: a timed impromptu theme and a sample of their best prose or verse. Winners receive certificates and college letters of recommendation. students through grade 12 submit original cartoons that express their opinions about current issues. Winners from three grade categories receive U.s. savings bonds and the chance to be published. www.newscurrents. com/intro/edcartoons/carcon2.html Quill and Scroll Society International Writing, Photo Contest David S. Barr Award One high school journalist, who either broadcasted or published a piece that helped promote justice and fairness, wins $500 for his or her work. time-start-preparing-broun-barr-entries High schools submit up to four entries in each of 12 categories. Winners receive a gold key and the opportunity to apply for college journalism scholarships. http://quillandscroll. org/contests/writing-photo-contest local Ptas submit works created by students in preschool through 12th grade; artwork must relate to an annual theme (2012–13: the Magic of a Moment) and fall into one of six areas: choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, or the visual arts. Prizes include cash awards, trips, and medallions. Reflections Program Davidson Fellows Awards students ages 18 and under submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.” eight to fifteen students are typically selected each year and named a Davidson fellow. fellows receive a $50,000, $25,000, or $10,000 scholarship and are recognized for their achievements in Washington, Dc. Norman Mailer High School Writing Awards High school seniors submit creative nonfiction work including memoir or autobiography, essay, literary journalism, and profiles. the first-place winner receives $5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the norman Mailer colony’s national awards gala on the national Day on Writing. runners-up and honorable mention winners also receive cash awards. Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Elizabeth Bishop Prizes in Verse and Fiction students ages 13–17 submit a work of poetry or fiction. One winner in each genre receives a full scholarship to the Walnut Hill summer Writing Program. http://why.walnuthillarts. org/writing-publishing/about/news-events Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines Judges evaluate and rank middle and high school literary magazines. Winners are recognized online. Writers in grades 7–12 submit entries in more than 25 categories, including dramatic script, general writing portfolio, humor, journalism, nonfiction portfolio, novel, personal essay/ memoir, poetry, science fiction/fantasy, and short story. Prizes include publishing opportunities and cash awards of up to $10,000. 30 imagine nov/dec 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - November/December 2012

Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - November/december 2012
Big Picture
In My Own Words
Well of Dreams
Making History Personal
A World Full of Stories
The Month of Writing Dangerously
Japan Adventures
Storytelling 2.0
On the Frontline of Digital Journalism
Once Upon a Summer
Awakening the Storyteller
Selected Opportunities & Resources
On the Doorstep of Discovery
When You’re Ready to Do Research
Off the Shelf
Word Wise
Exploring Career Options
One Step Ahead
Planning Ahead for College
Students Review
Mark Your Calendar
Knossos Games

Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - November/December 2012