31 December 2018





The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

This award is funded by the #MOLP which In its fourth year, yet again #MOLP had an incredible prize fund of £3,000, which will be awarded as prize in this contests.

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They also plant a tree for every single entry we receive in Boré, Kenya and we’ll email you the GPS coordinates of it once the contest has closed and we’ve received confirmation of them from there Word Forest Coordinator.

Additionally, your entry will also help fund the construction of another much needed new classroom in the same community

All of this will be done via the newly formed charity The Word Forest Organisation, which was founded as a direct result of the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Literature

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 months

1 October 2018, through to midnight on 31 December 2018

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Short Stories up to 4,000 words, excluding title
  • Poetry up to 50 lines, excluding title and lines between stanzas
  • The theme for short stories and poetry is open.
  • Entrants must be 15 or over at the time of submission.
  • Entries must be written in English and must be your own previously unpublished work.
  • Entries must show no name, address or identifying marks other than the title.
  • You may submit as many entries as you wish.

Opportunity Cost


  • First Prize – £1,000
    Second Prize – £300
    Third Prize – £100
    Two Highly Commended – £50

Note: You will have to pay £5 to submit your entry.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account here.

Second Step: Add your entry.


  1. Online entries will be confirmed by the email receipt of your payment to PayPal. You will also receive an email from Magic Oxygen confirming your submission.
  2. Postal entries should be sent to:- Magic Oxygen, The Flat, 53 Broad Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3QF.
  3. Your submission will also act as your acceptance of the rules.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Safia ELsherbiny/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hager Abosedaira/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team