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Press Release Fun: A Writer’s Scholarship

Got this little message the other day and figured I’d pass it on.  For those writers amongst you:

Scholarship News from the Highlights Foundation

A lot of children’s writers dream of the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua. “Next year,” they promise themselves. “Next year I’m going to Chautauqua!” Then reality sets in. The drive and talent to support the dream are there, but the finances . . . maybe not.

If you’re hesitating to pursue your Chautauqua dream due to finances, don’t. The Highlights Foundation offers scholarships and now is the time to find out more.

This year, stop dreaming and start planning! Take a look at our scholarship newsletter, and make 2011 the year you keep that promise to yourself. Scholarships will be considered in two groups. Early applications will be accepted through December 15, 2010. (Final scholarship deadline is February 11, 2011.)

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About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of NYPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.