IRSC 2018 High School Writing Contest

Indian River State College
English/Communications/Modern Languages Department
2018 Creative Writing Contest for Scholarships!

Contestants: Open to all public and private high school students in the four-county area of Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. Seniors will be eligible for an IRSC scholarship. All other entries will be eligible for awards.

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Categories: Each contestant will submit a sample of his/her writing on any subject in only one (1)of the following categories: (1) Short Story or (1) One-Act Play or (1-3) Poems.
Submissions: Mail entries to Professor Suchismita Banerjee, Indian River State College,
English/Communications/Modern Languages Department, 3209 Virginia Avenue,
Fort Pierce, Florida 34981. Entries must be postmarked no later than March 2, 2018.
Please mark the envelope “Creative Writing Contest.”

Format: All entries must be typed using 12 point Times New Roman or Arial font.
Short stories and plays must be double spaced with 1 inch margins.

Include a cover page with the following information:
▪ author’s name, phone number, email address, grade level and school name
▪ teacher’s full name and email address

Entries not conforming will not be considered for competition. Contestants are encouraged to make copies of work submitted. Only Award Winners will be contacted.

Judges: Judges will be members of the Indian River State College English/Communications/Modern Languages Department.

Additional Information: Seniors will be eligible for one of two IRSC Scholarships. All admission requirements for the established scholarship will apply. Complete information is available from the Indian River State College Financial Aid Office and/or the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department. Contact Professor Suchismita Banerjee at or (772) 462-7666.

Awards Ceremony: Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. IRSC Main Campus, Brown Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Y-102)

For further information, contact the contest coordinator in the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department Professor Suchismita Banerjee at or (772) 462-7666