Two scholarships will be awarded in 2021, providing up to $1,500 toward tuition for a writer or illustrator identifying as a Jewish person of color to attend a Highlights Foundation in-person or online workshop of the applicant’s choice. A $300 travel stipend will be included with this scholarship.
A second scholarship will be available for a writer or illustrator identifying as a Jewish person of color to attend a three-night Personal Retreat at the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center.
This scholarship was established by author Katherine Locke. They have been on the faculty for our Jewish Symposium and have been a strong advocate for Jewish children’s book authors.