SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!
YOU MUST BE A CWA MEMBER TO APPLY
The Chicago Writers Association offers six full conference scholarships. It is our goal to provide inspiration, support and encouragement to writers of all ages, all skill levels, all ethnicities and all financial situations.
This opportunity is only open to CWA members (membership is only $25/yr). JOIN HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are already registered for the conference you are still eligible to apply for a scholarship. Should you win, we will refund your registration fee.
Scholarships will cover registration fees only. Travel expenses and incidentals are the responsibility of the winners.
Click on the application at right to download and print it. Submit it with your essay about what the scholarship would mean to you. It must be a Word document, double-spaced, 12 pt. Times Roman font, between 500-750 words. DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME OR ANY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IN YOUR WORD DOCUMENT*** as essays will be judged blind.
Please be sure to print legibly.
There is no fee required with this application.
Email BOTH DOCUMENTS by 9:00 PM Central Time on February 15, 2024 with the subject line Scholarship Application.
Scholarship winners will be announced on February 29, 2024.
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