This scholarship supports the mission of Diverse Verse:

We believe diversity in all its forms is important and worthy of respect. This resource was born out of a desire to highlight and celebrate diversity, especially with regard to poetry and verse novels for young people. We have begun with a focus on BIPOC diversity, and while we plan to always keep this at the forefront, we hope to also expand our embrace to include other aspects of diversity.

Scholarship funds will support writers who self-identify with a historically marginalized or underrepresented group and wish to attend a Poetry or Novels in Verse workshop.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here.

Diverse Verse Scholarship

To donate by check, make a check payable to: The Highlights Foundation, and send it to: The Highlights Foundation, 814 Court Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  You can reference the name of the scholarship fund in the memo line.

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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.