Scholarship Info

The winner of the Scholarship for 2013 has been announced on the Scholarship 2013 page.

You can also learn about the 2012 recipient and her work on the Scholarship 2012 page.

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 2013-2014 school year or 2013-2014 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 2014 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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