WKU English High School Writing Contests
The WKU English Department sponsors annual writing contests in literature, composition, and creative writing for Kentucky high school students. The English Department invites finalists, their teachers, and family to campus for a reception and ceremony each year where they are recognized. The winners receive cash prizes: First Place: $150; Second Place: $100; Third Place: $50. Applications for the 2023-2024 Writing Contest available via the contest links at right.
The deadline for applications and submissions is March 23, 2024.
The date for the ceremony honoring finalists and winners is April 20, 2024.
2023 High School Writing Contest Winners
“Business’ Role in Society”
“Businesses Should Give Back”
“The Role of Business in the Social Good”
Creative Writing Winners