Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


SCBWI Western Washington is committed to providing low-cost and free programming to writers and illustrators in the greater Seattle area. Scholarships are available when possible and may include SCBWI International annual membership dues, or funds to attend local events.

To apply for a scholarship, please send us a 250-word cover letter explaining why you’d like to be considered for a scholarship to one of our local events, and a 250-word pitch for your work-in-progress (illustrators may provide up to 5 PDF samples). Email your application to Scholarships are awarded based on both availability of funds and merit.