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 unworkshop writing 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.