Jewish Writers/Illustrators of Color Scholarship

This scholarship supports 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. Assistance toward traveling expenses will be offered if available.

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.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here.

Jewish WritersIllustrators of Color Scholarship

Workshops for Writers & Illustrators

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

New to the Highlights Foundation? Try these:

The Crash Course | The Whole Novel Workshop | Summer Camp


Need help deciding on a workshop?  Ask an ambassador!

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Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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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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