Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


SCBWI BIPOC Scholarship


Two scholarships are available for writers and/or illustrators – one is reserved for a woman of color. Runner-ups will receive tuition to the online-only Virtual New York Conference.

Please post the following information in the submission form:

1.)  A statement (250 words max) about why you want to attend the conference

2.) A one-sentence logline describing your current project.

3.) Attach PDF of a two-page writing sample or art sample.

4.) Mark the box if you identify as a woman. One of the two in-person scholarships are reserved for women.

Non-members may apply.


Deadline is 11:59 pm, Pacific Time January 10, 2023