This scholarship is offered to a writer of color who shows talent and drive in creating women loving women and sapphically aligned non-binary literature. The writer should be interested in working on a full-length novel or a collection of short stories.
The chosen recipient will receive one full tuition to the GCLS writing academy for the appropriate year and individual one-on-one mentoring with a well-established writer in the genre of women loving women fiction.
In return, the candidate will:
The candidate will submit a ten-page sample of their best work, along with the application by April 1. Candidates will be chosen by June 15th. Classes start in September, however, there will be a summer reading list assignment.
If you do not qualify for the Bridge Builder Scholarship, consider applying for the Sandra Moran Scholarship.
Application deadline: April 1
GCLS board members are not eligible. Former board members eligible after a two year break. GCLS managers not eligible.
Click "Apply" below to complete the application for admittance to the Writing Academy and consideration for the Bridge Builder Scholarship.