A second Illinois SCBWI member has stepped up to join in the effort to help diverse authors and illustrators attend the annual conference on Nov 5. Children’s book author Urania Smith has also stepped up to sponsor an attendee.  We have a wide definition of diverse author/illustrator.

Diversity mapSo if you are in or near the Chicago area, or can arrange transportation to Harper College in Palatine Illinois on Nov 5, 2016, consider applying for the scholarship. We are actively seeking applicants interested in creating children’s literature.

Just check out the information on the scholarship and fill in the application form by clicking here: Scholarship information page

Winners will be notified August 30, in time to register for the conference.

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