Scholarships

 2017 Alumni Achievement Award recipient Dan Lyksett 

2017 Alumni Achievement Award recipient Dan Lyksett 

 

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild recognizes the financial burdens that may result in attending a writing retreat.  As such, we are grateful to our generous donors for providing the following scholarship opportunities, which eligible applicants can apply for when submitting their application.  Accessibility remains our goal.  If you're a prospective donor who would like to learn more about sponsoring a scholarship for a writer, please drop us a line: chippewavalleywritersguild@gmail.com.  

See below for details:

Alumni Achievement Award

This award is given at the conclusion of each summer to a Chippewa Valley retreat participant who, in the opinion of Chippewa Valley Writers Guild staff, exemplifies the qualities that create an ideal and inclusive writing community.

Value: 290.00 (retreat, no lodging)


Dotters Books’ Award

This award is given annually to a woman writer in the Chippewa Valley whose commitment to literacy and equality is apparent in her creative work.   If applying for this scholarship you will be asked to describe, in 500 words or less, how your creative work speaks to literacy and equality.

Selection criteria includes: writing competency and creativity as exhibited in the application and 500-word  statement.

Value: 440.00 (retreat with lodging)

Click here to learn more about Dotters Books.


Undergraduate Creative Writing Award

This award is given to a currently enrolled undergraduate student whose creative work shows great promise, and who, in the opinion of the selection committee, will benefit greatly from the writing retreat experience.  If applying for this scholarship you will be asked to describe,  in 500 words or less, how your writing goals will benefit by this writing retreat. 

Selection criteria includes: writing competency and creativity as exhibited in the application and 500-word statement.

Value: 440.00 (retreat with lodging)


The Sultan Scholarship

This award is given to one accepted applicant.  All accepted applicants will be considered.

Selection criteria includes: writing competency and creativity as exhibited in the application

Value: 290.00 (retreat, no lodging)