We know the conferences and retreats are expensive, so SCBWI Oregon offers a number of scholarships each year. They are open to writer, illustrator, or writer/illustrator members of SCBWI who resides in Oregon or Clark County Washington only.
Funding for scholarships come from donations, such as from Barb Herkert in memory of her mother Dolores Barnes, a teacher for over 30 years who believed in the power of books to change children’s lives, from those asking for their honorarium to go to scholarships, and from the Auction at the 2018 Biannual Spring Conference.
2018 Scholarships Are Available for the Following Events:
Spring Conference—May 19-20, 2018
Fall Retreat—September 20-23, 2018
Due to our fundraiser auction at the conference, we are able to offer several larger scholarships this year.
Scholarship Deadline: July 22, 2018
Fill out the Scholarship Application – 2018 Fall Retreat and save it with your name in the title of the file. Send the application and any attachments to the Co-RAs and Illustrator Coordinator–see email addresses below. Your application must be emailed. The applicant’s name must be included on all attachments. Email date must be on or before the deadline for each scholarship.
Laura Byrd – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Kasch – email@example.com
Robyn Waters – firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes: By applying you are authorizing SCBWI Oregon to use your name in publicizing if you are a winner. Scholarship recipients are not eligible for a second Scholarship. If the judges deem that no entry qualifies, the award for any scholarship may not be given out.
2018 SCHOLARHIP RECIPIENTS
Fall Retreat: Sheryl Murray – Unpublished Illustrator, Che Gilson – Unpublished Author, Heather Penner – 1st Time Attendee, and Jamie Schultz – 1st Time Attendee. Funding made possible by the Auction at the Spring Conference.
Spring Conference: Shana Targosz. Funding made possible through a donation from Barbara Herkert.
Congratulations to all!
2017 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Kara Frost for the 2017 Fall Retreat.