Illustration Scholarship



The deadline for submissions is Saturday, July 15, 2023.


SCBWI Kansas/Missouri is offering an illustrator scholarship to the 2023 Middle of the Map Conference held November 3-4. The scholarship includes conference registration fees. The scholarship is available to SCBWI members (published or pre-published) who are members of the Kansas-Missouri Region.


A panel of judges will select the winner. SCBWI Kansas/Missouri will notify the winner in August.


Please note: Scholarship recipients are not eligible for future scholarships. Further, while members may apply for all scholarship and mentorship opportunities, if the same person wins more than one contest, the winner will be asked to select their top choice





Submit a 350 dpi .jpg of an 8” x 10” original illustration focusing on your best work.

The illustration must be original, created by you.

Please submit your entry as an email attachment to Andy Lozano at Submission files should be labeled with your name (eg: sam_doe.jpg).

Your email subject line MUST read: 2023 Illustrator Scholarship.


Include the following in the accompanying email:

* your name

* mailing address

* telephone number

* illustration title (if applicable) 


Any application not in compliance with all rules will be disqualified.  Questions?  Email 



Donations:  Kansas/Missouri SCBWI accepts donations to help fund this ongoing scholarship.  Please mail donation checks payable to SCBWI Kansas/Missouri with ILLUSTRATOR SCHOLARSHIP in the memo line.



Attention: Kansas/Missouri SCBWI

15621 W. 87th Street Pkwy #206

Lenexa, KS. 66219