5 Under 25 Scholarships
Scholarship Application Instructions
We subscribe to the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Contest Code of Ethics. CLMP's community of independent literary publishers believes that ethical contests serve our shared goal: to connect writers and readers by publishing exceptional writing. We believe that intent to act ethically, clarity of guidelines, and transparency of process form the foundation of an ethical contest.
To that end, we agree to 1) conduct our contests as ethically as possible and to address any unethical behavior on the part of our readers, judges, or editors; 2) to provide clear and specific contest guidelines-defining conflict of interest for all parties involved; and 3) to make the mechanics of our selection process available to the public. This Code recognizes that different contest models produce different results, but that each model can be run ethically. We have adopted this Code to reinforce our integrity and dedication as a publishing community and to ensure that our contests contribute to a vibrant literary heritage.
All Registrants for the Mendocino Coast Writers Conference are eligible for the Participants Writing Contests
To be considered submit before June 26, 2015 11:59 PM. Detailed guidelines on how to submit are defined on Registered Participant Contests page
We use a blind judging system to arrive at the contest winners. This is the process: