In honor of the significant contributions our Artists-in-Residency make to the field of children’s literature, the Highlights Foundation created four scholarships in their names for our next program year. These scholarships include:
All applications for our Artist-in-Residency scholarships must be received by midnight on December 15, 2016. One winner for each named scholarship will be notified by January 15, 2017 and announced publicly on January 30, 2017.
The Artist-in-Residency scholarships provide full tuition to qualified 2017 Highlights Foundation programs. Recipients are selected on two criteria: seriousness of purpose and financial need. To apply, download a copy of the scholarship application here. Please write the named scholarship of which you are applying in the subject heading of your email.
For more information about our Artist-in-Residency programs, please visit the following links:
Guest Post: My Artist-in-Residency Experience, by Rona Shirdan
2017 Meg Medina Scholarship
2017 Jerry Spinelli Scholarship
2017 Eileen Spinelli Scholarship
2017 Suzanne Bloom Scholarship
Posted on: December 12, 2016