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Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.
Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
215 Knob Hill Drive
Hamden, CT 06518-2431
Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: There is no application.
Website: http://www.netconline.org

Clauder Competition Prize
Sponsor: Portland Stage Company
Attn.: Literary Manager
P.O. Box 1458
Portland, ME 04104
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: No application form is required.
Website: http://www.portlandstage.com

James D. Phelan Literary Award
Sponsor: The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Nominees must be qualifying literary artist nominated for their outstanding work based on the submission of an un-published manuscript in-progress. Submissions may be in any one of the following literary forms: fiction (novel or short stories), nonfictional prose, poetry and spoken word.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are by nomination.
Website: http://www.sff.org

Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award
Sponsor: The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Nominees must be qualifying literary artist nominated for their outstanding work based on the submission of an un-published manuscript in-progress. Submissions may be in any one of the following literary forms: fiction (novel or short stories), nonfictional prose, poetry and spoken word.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applicants are by nomination only.
Website: http://www.sff.org

National Ten Minute Play Contest
Sponsor: Actors Theatre of Louisville
National Ten Minute Play Contest
316 W. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202-4218
Eligibility: Each playwright may only submit one script no more than 10 pages in length that has not been previously submitted. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents aged 18 to 28.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications available online and must include an original script.
Website: http://www.actorstheatre.org

New Voices Young Playwrights Contest
Sponsor: Actors Theatre of Louisville
Attn.: Jane B. Jones
316 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be middle and high school students, grades 6 through 12, living in Kentucky or the 812 area code of Southern Indiana. All young writers are encouraged to submit their play to the festival. Every year 8-10 short plays are chosen to produce in The New Voices Young Playwrights Festival, which takes place in April at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://actorstheatre.org