Jewish Writers/Illustrators of Color Scholarship

Announcing the Jewish Writers/Illustrators of Color Scholarship
at the Highlights Foundation

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.

Scholarships applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

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