Apply to 1st Short Story Contest 2017 in Shiraz, Iran

Grant / Award
  • Iran
  • Apply Before : December 5, 2017

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 904
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Apply to the 1st Short Story Contest (Shiraz Literary Award) 2017

About the Contest

If you are from OIC member country and want display your skills in writing the story, you can apply to the 1st short story contest, organized by ICYF-DC.

The Islamic Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC) with Organization of Islamic Cooperation organize an international program of film festival and short story contest.

Festival’s Details

Organizer: ICYF_DC affiliated with OIC

Time: December 19, 2017

Place: Shiraz, Iran

Deadline for application: December 1, 2017

Application: free of charge

Certificate: available

Benefit:The accommodation and round trip tickets of  the final winners’ will be covered.


  • The First story : $1000 Cash prize
  • The 2nd story: $700 cash prize
  • The 3rd story: $500 cash prize


Age: between 18-35

Be young person of OIC member countries ( Afghanistan is one the members)

Story eligibility

The story should meet the following requirements:

  • Written in English
  • Word limit: up to 1500 words
  • Typed in Microsoft word ( font: Times New Roman (Headings CS ) , Size: 14)
  • Should be sent in DOC file format and via
  • You should complete the participation application form and attach it to your email.
  • Subjects of Peace and Human-Moral Values constitute the salient and main axes of the festival.

Important dates:

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Final winner announcements: December 11, 2017

Award Ceremony: December 19, 2017


Application procedure:

You can download the application form from the ICYF-DC Website and fill it , and attach it to your email along with your written story and send it to the email bellow:


For more information please visit ICYF-DC Website



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