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.


To donate by check, make a check payable to: The Highlights Foundation, and send it to: The Highlights Foundation, 814 Court Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  You can reference the name of the scholarship fund in the memo line.

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