Student Scholarship

I’m a NYT bestselling author from the backwoods of Missouri who went to Princeton thanks to a writing talent honed by my wonderful teachers and the many writing contests I entered when I was in school. To celebrate the release of my 14th book–my first for young adults–I’m hosting a STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST to inspire the… Read More

CG Trader Essay Contest

CGTrader is one of the world’s leading 3D model platforms. Each semester the company challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. For the Spring semester the topic is: “The future of technology in education”. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while… Read More

Are you the next Hometown Hero?

Do you live in Oakland? Are you 13-18 years old? Do you have something to say? You might be the next Hometown Hero! The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program wants you to apply to become the 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate. Each year we accept submissions from talented young writers to be considered for the city’s top… Read More

Read Write Discover Summer Internship

Read Write Discover (RWD) is currently searching for highly motivated, responsible, and dedicated high school students for its Summer 2016 internships. Selected interns implement and lead tutoring programs for youth at library sites in Milpitas, Fremont, San Jose, and San Francisco, with training and mentorship provided throughout their experience. This is an excellent opportunity for… Read More

High School Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop

Based at Boston University, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting’s Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop is a perfect opportunity for U.S. and international high school students to learn more about journalism, and explore the exciting city of Boston! Our award-winning faculty will help ensure that each student will be taught at a high level, and… Read More

Volunteer to Gift Wrap Books!

Every year, the Booksmith sets up a volunteer-staffed gift wrap station to provide the service of wrapping books. Each shift is 3 hours and you will wrap books for tips. Tips will be collected on behalf of To the Streets, a 501c(3) which provides homeless youth in the Haight Ashbury with housing in exchange for… Read More