Literary Contest

Seward Awards

The Samuel Eells Literary & 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.
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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.
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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.
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