BIPOC Scholarship

All expense paid trip to the Winter or Summer Conference for Black, Indigenous, and People of color.

Award info

Two scholarship grand prize winners will receive tuition to the SCBWI Virtual Summer Conference.

Submission portal can be found in your Member Profile under the AWARDS tab.

Submissions open Wednesday, May 22 through Tuesday, June 18.

Submission guidelines

Please include the following information:

1) A one-paragraph artist statement and description of current project

2) One page writing sample OR two illustrations

Writing samples may be submitted as a PDF. Label PDF with the following naming convention: "First Name__Last Name__BIPOC Scholarship"

Images may be submitted as JPG or PNG

Non-members may apply.

How to Submit

1. Click on your MEMBER HOME

2. Click on the AWARDS Icon

3. Scroll down to the BIPOC Scholarship box and click 'submit'

Questions? Please email Sarah Diamond at

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Awards & Grants for Writers

Awarded to middle grade and young adult writers working in the fantasy or science fiction genre.