Before you begin your hunt for scholarship programs, you should know where your creative strengths lay, and target those scholarship opportunities that best match your area of interest.
As with most scholarships the primary funding comes from - Public funding for Creative Writing scholarships is, admittedly, minimal.
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However, first you must understand that Creative Writing encompasses a wide range of styles.
Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, journalism and technical writing to name a just a few.
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Most genre fiction is represented by at least one writers association, whether it be horror fiction, thrillers, science fiction or drama.
Investigate writers associations that are closely linked to your interests as an author, and see if any programs or contests are available from you may benefit.