Riverside: College Bound Students can Win Scholarships Worth up to $750 in a Creative Writing Scholarship

Riverside’s Human Relations Commission’s Creative Writing Scholarship Deadline has been Extended to June 10th

Riverside’s Human Relations Commission is offering students a chance to win a scholarship worth up to $750. This wonderful opportunity is not exclusive to college-going students, and there is no minimum GPA requirement to participate.

To enter, please submit a creative writing piece incorporating the HRC’s mission statement themes of equity, diversity and equal opportunity. Along with their entry, participants must include a cover letter explaining how they plan to use the prize money to further their education or training towards their goals.

This may include funding a summer coding camp, taking art classes, typing certification, training and apprenticeship programs-the sky’s the limit.


First Place: $750

Second Place: $500

No Minimum GPA Necessary

500 Words Maximum

Who: High school juniors and seniors

What: In alignment with the Human Relations Commission’s (HRC) mission statement, the HRC is awarding scholarships to Riverside students that may not qualify for traditional scholarships

How: Submit entries to hrc@riversideca.gov by June 10th, 2019

Requirements: 500 word maximum creative writing piece related to the mission statement of the HRC.

Examples: poem, song, essay etc. Participants must include a cover letter explaining how they plan to use the prize money for education or training towards their goals

Press Release Provided By the City of Riverside