Write Across Victoria
There is an opportunity for Victorian students from Years 7 to 9 to to win cash, prizes and have Voiceworks magazine publish their work.
"Students use one of three story starters provided by writers HJ Harper, Michael Pryor and Lili Wilkinson to kick off their own 500 word story, which they upload to the MWF website. Entries open on Friday 25 May, so look out for all the details at www.mwf.com.au." - Melbourne Writer's Festival
There is a Short Fiction Award (ends 21st September), a Poetry Award (ends 21st September) and a Speculative Fiction Award (ends 25th of May).
For Western Australian teens only.
If you're 25 and under, and have an artistic streak (visual arts, literature, film, music, etc) and live in the shire of Mundaring, then there is a scholarship application just for you. Submissions end 31st of December. The scholarship is ongoing. So feel free to apply each year.
Entries close on the 30th of June.
There is a cash prizes for each category: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10,12. This includes a prize pack colletion of books.
South Australian students only. There are prizes in each of the following categories R-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-10,11-12.
Students are asked to present poetry or pose.
NSW students only. Entries close 1st of June.
If you're wanting to have your work published then this is the competition to do it! Your prize is a mentor to help you refine and edit your manuscript into tip top shape.
Students living in NSW & ACT in Years 7-9 are eligible to enter.
"Students choose one of the three 'Story Starters' provided by award-winning authors Eoin Colfer, Lucy Christopher and Mal Peet then continue the narrative, completing a short story. The story must be no more than 1000 words in total, including the story starter." - Sydney Morning Herald