Support the Highlights Foundation Scholarship Program

There are three ways you can get involved.


Support Our General Scholarship Fund

This is the most flexible way to support our scholarship program at the Highlights Foundation.  We offer general scholarships every year to storytellers who apply and participate in our workshops and personal retreats.

Donate now.


Help Fund an Existing Special Scholarship

Many individuals and organizations have partnered with the Highlights Foundation to offer scholarships targeted to specific goals.  Find one that speaks to your heart, and help fund it!

See details about the current available scholarships, or donate now.


Establish a Special Scholarship

Individuals and organizations can establish scholarships at the Highlights Foundation that resonate with their interests and/or accomplish their goals.  Investments can be one-time or yearly.

Contact us to discuss your options.

Scholarship Stories

From Scholarship to Workshop to Book with Traci Sorell

From Scholarship to Workshop to Book with Traci Sorell

Scholarship Thanks:  Exactly Where I Was Supposed to Be

Scholarship Thanks: Exactly Where I Was Supposed to Be

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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