“I wish every young person could spend a week at Red Oak. Since I can’t make that happen,
I’m happy to help one high school writer experience a week in the company of expert writing coaches
and other teens who love to write.“
~Judy “Redbird” Bridges
Through the generosity of our founder, Judy Bridges, one high school writer will be awarded a $250 scholarship to offset tuition for Creative Writing Camp. The Judy “Redbird” Bridges Merit Award will be granted based upon the young writer’s enthusiasm for writing and strength in the craft.
Those interested in applying for the scholarship, should email the (2) following materials
(in the body of an email: NO fancy fonts, formatting or attachments, please)
SUBJECT: Scholarship Application: (Applicant’s Last Name)
1.) An email letter written by the applicant detailing why s/he would like to attend Creative Writing Camp and what s/he hopes to contribute to and gain from the experience. MAXIMUM: 300 words
2.) A writing sample in the writer’s preferred genre that reflects his/her best original work.
MAXIMUM: 500 words of prose (excerpts are okay) or 3 poems (no more than 100 lines total)
Materials must be received by May 1.
The recipient will be notified by June 1.
**Please note: application for the scholarship does not automatically hold a space at Creative Writing Camp.
Please complete the Red Oak Youth Reg Form and submit it with $100 payment to hold your place.**