Trans Women Write Scholarship

This scholarship supports trans women and transfeminine writers.  Applicants should be aspiring or emerging authors or author/illustrators, writing in any genre or format (fiction or nonfiction, picture books through young adult). Trans women bring crucial and unique perspectives to fiction and nonfiction, but are dramatically underrepresented even within the LGBTQIA2S+ community.  The hope is that this additional support will allow more writers with these identities to establish themselves within the sphere of children’s and young adult literature.

Get more information about the scholarship process and apply here, or support the scholarship below.

Trans Women Write 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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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.