Community Connection Scholarship

The Community Connection Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a passion for making meaningful progress on their longer work of fiction (young adult or middle grade). This scholarship is meant for a pre-published author wishing to attend a Highlights Foundation workshop of their choice, either online or in-person.

The Community Connection Scholarship is a gift from a fellow student who is pre-published, writes fiction, and recognizes the impact of the Highlights Foundation programming in its ability to be a part of a community, and to continue to develop one’s writing at one’s own pace, for the sake of the love of writing, with the goal of publication, but the internal joy of the process.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here.

Community Connection Scholarship

Workshops for Writers & Illustrators

> Online
> In-Person
> On-Demand (Self-Paced Online)

New to the Highlights Foundation? Try these:

About Children's Publishing | The Whole Novel Workshop | Summer Camp


Need help deciding on a workshop?  Ask an ambassador!

Visiting Our Campus

Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

Our Mission in Action

Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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