We are pleased to announce the second annual January Elfman Memorial Scholarship to be given out to one deserving writer at the 2019 BSCWW in December 2019 in Big Sur, CA. The winner of the scholarship will receive their admission to the workshop gratis. Winner will need to pick up travel costs.
On March 31, 2018 we lost a dear friend to the workshops. Jan Elfman, wife of faculty member, Eric Elfman, passed away after a six-month battle with cancer. Jan attended the workshops for many years and was an integral part of smoothly running the workshop logistics.
Our ongoing plan is to award a full scholarship each year to one deserving writer in need of the finances to attend, covering the entire cost of the weekend, including lodging, meals and the workshop itself.
Application deadline: September 30, 2019
Applicants will be notified of our decision: October 10, 2019
The January Elfman scholarship provides one full scholarship to an emerging children’s writer who would not otherwise be able to attend. Scholarship covers workshop, lodging, and meals for the weekend. (Please note: Guest rooms are shared). All travel and any ancillary expenses are the responsibility of the writer.
To apply, please complete the application and submit three pages of your writing by September 30, 2019