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)
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There are a large number of applications for few awards.
There is low cost per application.
No specific skills are required but an interest in writing is recommended.
This varies per applicant.
Entrants must be in full-time education and a resident in the UAE.