Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Nonfiction Grant – Submission


Award: Fifteen winners will receive full tuition to the SCBWI/Smithsonian Institution Nonfiction Workshop (November 6-8, 2020), including access to all workshop features.

This award is open to Black, Indigenous and People of Color who have never published a nonfiction book in the children’s book market. This award is open to SCBWI members and non-members. You do not need a finished manuscript to apply.


Please submit the following in the boxes below:

–A short relevant bio of how your work will bring forward a new voice/perspective in NF.

–A synopsis/proposal of the Nonfiction manuscript that you are currently working on. Describe your project and why it should be published.

*If you previously tried to apply but were not able to, we invite you to submit again. We have since corrected the glitch in our application system. Thank you! 


Deadline has been extended to Tuesday October 20, at 11:59pm PST.