College students are eligible to enter the National Society of Arts and Letters Short Story Competition, which offers a top prize of $10,000 plus additional cash awards. Plus, all expenses for the local chapter winner to attend the national competition in Clearwater, Fla. on May 21, 2010, will be paid for by the chapter. The Central Illinois Chapter contact is Joy Thornton-Walter, 820 Dodds Dr., Champaign, IL 61820-6808, firstname.lastname@example.org. Postmark deadline for chapter applications is Friday, February 26, 2010. For additional guidelines, see the National Society of Arts and Letters Web site.