Scholarship Info

.SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

MystiCon will be offering one merit scholarship for original and creative works in creative writing and/or art. The scholarship is available to college-bound Virginia High School seniors graduating in the 2014-2015 school year or 2014-2015 college Freshman. The award amount is a minimum of $500.

WRITING SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

  • No limit on entries per applicant. For each entry you wish to submit, please fill out the submission form.
  • Entries must be science fiction or fantasy themed.
  • Each entry must be between 1000 and 3000 words in length.
  • Electronic submissions in Rich Text Format (RTF) or PDF only.

ART SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

  • No limit on entries per applicant. For each entry you wish to submit, please fill out the submission form.
  • Entries must be science fiction or fantasy themed.
  • Electronic submissions in uncompressed .jpeg format only
  • Original artwork must be presented at convention
  • Please limit file sizes to 2MB.

JUDGING AND NOTIFICATION

  • Entries must be submitted by December 31, 2013. We will not accept late entries.
  • Please click here to download the 2015 entry form.
  • A panel of judges made up of professional artists, writers and teachers chosen by the scholarship department will review each entry. The judges’ decisions are final.
  • Plagiarized entries are subject to immediate disqualification (Don’t cheat!)
  • Winners will be notified, and an announcement be made at the convention. Winners must provide enrollment status.

 

Entries may be emailed to mysticon.mail@gmail.com Attn: Scholarship Department or mailed to:

MystiCon

Attn: Scholarship Department

3735 Franklin Rd.

Suite 228

Roanoke, VA 24014

*All entries must be accompanied by an entry form.

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