Native Creatives Scholarship

This scholarship provides funds to recognize the inter-generational history and future of stories from Indigenous authors, artists, and creators.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here.

Native Creatives Scholarship

Powwow Day wouldn’t be in the world if I hadn’t gone to where the magic happened in Cabin 7, and revised that manuscript instead of working on a NIV while I was there.”

-Traci Sorell, Highlights Foundation Scholarship Recipient, Author, and now Highlights Foundation Faculty

Traci Sorell with her book Powwow Day to her right, and a bookcase filled with books behind her. It is a screen shot from a YouTube video.


In February 2021, Traci celebrated her actual birthday and her book birthday for her picture book Powwow Day with a fundraiser for this 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!

Visiting Our Campus

Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

Our Mission in Action

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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