Society of
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2020 WOW Scholarship

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Image by Louann Brown



Becky Mabry Go for It Scholarship


Becky was a skilled writer who came within a hair’s breadth of publishing her middle grade novel. This scholarship will be given to an applicant who feels that their manuscript is within a hair’s breadth of publication and needs an extra something to get it over that last hurdle.


—This merit-based scholarship will cover Wired Weekend tuition and is open to Illinois SCBWI writers who have not yet published with a SCBWI PAL publisher.

—The application process is easy! Register and fill out the contact form below by 11:59 PM CST on May 29th. Your WOW registration fees will be refunded to you if you are selected as the Becky Mabry Scholarship recipient.

—Complete the following form by 11:59 PM CST on May 29th.  Becky Mabry Scholarship Contact Form 2020 



—Essay of up to 250 words 

—Brief summary of your work-in-progress

—Feedback on your work-in-progress from any agent or editor. (1 or 2 sentences maximum, please!)

—For your manuscript to be considered, register, upload your manuscript and fill out the contact form.

—Scholarship awarded by the Words on the Web Committee.  This membership is merit-based and the recipient will be announced  in the Virtual Folder and celebrated at the Connected Campfire. 

Applications received after 11:59 PM CST on May 29th will not be evaluated.


 QUESTIONS about the Becky Mabry Tuition Scholarship?: Email Deb Aronson