Debra Winegarten Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Debra Winegarten, the award-winning author of seven books and the founder and owner of Sociosights Press. Intended to support those who place their creativity and craft in service of inclusive, transformational story, this scholarship will support writers who want to schedule a Personal Retreat at our Retreat Center.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here.

Debra Winegarten Scholarship

Photo by Aaron Elliott Levenson.

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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