Contests & Awards

Ada / Canyon County Writers – Alexa Rose Awards Open

These awards — typically from $500 to $5,000 — are awarded annually by the Alexa Rose Foundation and can be used towards expenses like travel, education, workshops, and artistic tools. Apply by March 8, 2021. Read more about it on their website. Need help? There are free online workshops for both new and returning applicants.

K-Through-Third-Grade Writers Contest

Idaho Public Television is hosting their PBS KIDS Writers Contest. If you were in Kindergarten through 3rd grade for the 2019-2020 school year, you’re eligible. Closes August 14, 2020. Read more about it on the IdahoPTV website.