SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR THE POCONO RETREAT DUE BY FEB. 10th

HELLO EVERYONE! SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR THE POCONO RETREAT ARE DUE TOMORROW, FEB. 10th

Scholarships: One or two full scholarships are available to SCBWI EPA members who demonstrate exceptional promise as a writer or illustrator, and who could not otherwise afford to attend the retreat. Scholarships will cover the registration fee and full accommodations for the weekend. Recipients are responsible for their own transportation and will be asked to volunteer and assist as needed . Please do not apply if you can truly afford to attend. Those who have received SCBWI EPA scholarships previously may not apply.

To apply: First, ensure that you are in fact a SCWBI EPA member. Then, no later than February 10, 2016 please email easternpascbwi@yahoo.com (Use Subject line: Pocono Retreat 2016 Scholarship Application) the following materials:

1. One-page cover letter explaining why you wish to attend and what you hope to gain from the conference

2. Illustrators: One illustration (in any standard electronic format) and a link to your illustrator’s website OR Three Illustrations

3. Authors : Up to ten (10) pages of a manuscript (12 pt., double-spaced, saved as a .pdf, .doc or .docx). It may be a work in progress, but must not be published or under contract.

4.Author/Illustrators: Can send a dummy OR manuscript (to above specifications) AND one illustration

5. Winner will be notified by email.

The Selection Committee reserves the right to not award a scholarship if applicants do not meet necessary criteria.

IF YOU’RE INTERESTED, BE SURE TO SUBMIT THAT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO US BY TOMORROW, FEB. 10th

And here’s the link: Eastern PA Pocono Retreat Registration

Good luck!

Kim, Donna, Alison, and Adi

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