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S.E.L.E.F.

The Samuel Eells Literary and Educational Foundation (SELEF) is a self-governing, tax-exempt corporation. It accepts tax-deductible donations and makes grants to individuals and institutions of higher learning. Learn More
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Literary Contest

The Undergraduate and Graduate Literary Competitions are open to undergraduates and alumni from selected colleges and universities. Categories include all varieties of literature and media. Learn More
• About   • Application & Rules   • Winners

Seward Awards

Our scholarships are awarded on behalf of Clarence A. Seward. His understanding of the literary tradition as a treasure worth sharing is the fundamental goal of this scholarship. Learn More
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