Summer Workshop Scholarships provided by the SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY CLAUDE MOORE LITERACY GRANT

Young Screenwriters’ Conference Scholarships provided by the Marion Park Lewis Foundation

Other workshop scholarships and discounts provided by the Nora Roberts Foundation

We are pleased to offer a limited number of partial and full scholarships for students with financial need.


Step #1 – Applicants must write at least a one-paragraph (5-7 sentence) response to the question, “Why do you want to attend Project Write’s Young Writers’ Workshop/Young Screenwriters’ Workshop/(name of program)?”

Please include the following information above your paragraph:  Student Name, Address, Phone Number, School, Parent/Guardian Name, Date(s) of Workshop(s) you would like to attend, and the name of the teacher who will be completing Step #2. Also, include how much your family is able to pay toward the registration fee or if you will need a full scholarship.

Please write “Student Scholarship Application” followed by your last name in the Subject line of the email. All responses should be emailed to

Step #2 – Applicants must also have a teacher write a paragraph response explaining how the scholarship would be beneficial for the student. You can detach the bottom portion of this form and give it to your teacher for instruction.


Second Saturday Series (rolling awards while funds remain available): for all six workshops, apply no later than January 7; for series of four or five workshops, apply no later than February 10. For individual workshops, please apply as soon as possible and not later than the Wednesday before the requested.

Advanced Young Writers’ Workshop (Scholarship funds not available for spring workshops; however, if your young writer would like to attend and finances prohibit it, please email us, sometimes we can find a former PWI participant to support a new young writer)

College & Scholarship Application Essay Workshop Fall 2021 to be determined

Young Screenwriters’ Conference by September 15 (Awards announced by September 26)

Summer 2021 Workshop by March 31, 2021 EXTENDED DEADLINE April 20! (Awards announced by the end of April)

Applicants will receive an initial email confirming the receipt of his or her application (both the student response and the teacher recommendation) and will be notified of acceptance via email by by the posted response time.  If not accepted, the student will still have the chance to register for the workshop.






Dear __________________________________,


I am applying for a scholarship to attend Project Write’s (program name) (at Shenandoah University OR online), and I have the chance to receive a partial or full scholarship made possible by the Claude Moore Literacy Grant, Marion Park Lewis Foundation, or Nora Roberts Foundation.

Please help me to earn this scholarship by writing a one-paragraph response explaining why receiving this scholarship will be beneficial for me as a student. Please include mention of my financial need. Responses should be emailed to as soon as possible and no later than (see deadline schedule above).  The email subject line should include “Teacher Recommendation” and then my last name.  Inside the email, please include my first and last name, as well as your name and the name of our school in addition to your response.

Thank you for your help!


(Your name)