Scholarship Spotlight: Graphic Novel "Concept" Scholarship
April 01, 2010
Here’s one for all you doodlelers out there, make your drawings pay off! Produce a concept for a graphic novel. A graphic novel is a story conveyed through pictures – like a comic book. This scholarship is looking for a graphic novel concept which is made up of two things; a graphic that in some way represents your novel, and a brief synopsis of the book. You may include up to four additional graphics in your entry, add in some of the key characters or locations where the story will take place.
Applicants must be U.S. resident only and between the ages of 13 and 18. Entries must be your own creation, meaning no copyright violations.
Entries will be judged by FreshBrain staff and will be based on the following criteria ; creativity (35 percent), use of technology (25 percent), fit and finish (25 percent) and age appropriateness (15 percent).
Three scholarships will be awarded first prize (winner) – $1,500, second prize (runner up) – $1,000 and third prize (honorable mention) – $500. Visit FreshBrain.org for the official rules of entry and more information.