The 2017 KENT HARUF MEMORIAL WRITING SCHOLARSHIP is open to junior and senior high school students in Chaffee and Fremont Counties, Colorado, for excellence in fiction and creative non-fiction writing. You must be a previously unpublished writer to participate.
Annual prizes will be awarded to the best entries, judged by a committee of professional writers. The winning entries will receive a cash prize and automatic enrollment in an upcoming writing workshop, to be held in Salida, Colorado.
Entries and registration for this scholarship will be accepted beginning November 1, 2017, with a deadline of January 15 2018, 11:59 p.m. The shortlist of finalists will be announced February 28, 2018. Recipients will be awarded their scholarships by Cathy Haruf, wife of the late author, at the awards banquet, to be announced.