Trey Cheek Memorial Creative Writing Award



Application Deadline

TBD 2021

Administering Organization: Needham Broughton High School


Seniors at Needham Broughton High School are invited to submit short stories which are evaluated by the selection committee and scored based on nine areas: Overall structure of story, Overall balance, Compelling interest, Scene, Plot, Pace, Mood, Characterization, and Dialogue/Narration.

Amount & Use of Funds


Individual Achievement Award, check given to student, not to university. The award may be used in any way the student chooses.


In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA: None
  • Residency Requirements: None
  • High School Restrictions: Needham Broughton High School
  • Plan of Study Restrictions: None

How To Apply

Please visit for more information and to apply

Please reach out to us if you have questions PRIOR to the deadline!