1 October 2019.





Electric Literature – Stories out of the school Competition

This annual contest was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world of schools by students.

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This year, the Academy for Teachers has partnered with Electric Literature to publish the winning entry. Teachers have one of the most fascinating, difficult, and important jobs on the planet, and their workdays are filled with stories.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Submissions open July 15 and the deadline to submit is October 1.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The story’s protagonist or its narrator must be a  K-12 teacher.
  • The story must be between 6 and 749 words long.
  • The story must be previously unpublished.
  • Use 12-point Arial font and double space. Put your name, email address, phone number, and the story’s word count in the upper left corner.
  • You must be 18 years or older to submit. Please submit only once.

Opportunity Cost


  • The first-prize winner will receive $1,000 and the story will be published online in The Commuter, our home for brief, diverting, and innovative writing.
  • The second-prize winner will receive $500.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on this website here.

Second Step: Fill out the form and upload your story in it.

Apply Now

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hanine Aymen/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team