May 15, 2019

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Story Writing Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • UAE
Competition Skill Building Other


The Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition is held each year by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature for school and university students. Students are encouraged to write a story using their imagination and full creativity whilst keeping with the inspiration which varies each year.

The competition hosts 4 categories as follows:
Ages 11 and under (maximum of 500 words)
Ages 12-14 (maximum of 1000 words)
Ages 15-17 (maximum of 1500 words)
Age 18-25 (full-time students in schools, colleges, and universities, maximum of 1500 words)

For more information, please click here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Ages 11 - 25.



There are a large number of applications for few awards.

Participation Cost


There is low cost per application.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


No specific skills are required but an interest in writing is recommended.

Time Commitment


This varies per applicant.

Application Deadline

2021 dates TBA.

Application Process Includes

Entrants must be in full-time education and a resident in the UAE.