SCBWI Grant for Unpublished Authors


To assist children's book writers in the completion of a specific project.


Open to both full and associate members of the Society who have never had a book published. The grant is not available for a project for which there is already a contract. Recipients of previous grants are not eligible to apply for any further SCBWI Grants.

Quantity Available

1 full grant and 1 runner-up grant


  • Annual

Award Value

The full grant is US$1,500 and the runner-up grant is US$500

Closing date

May 1st

Study Level

  • Unrestricted

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is an organization of 22,000 writers, illustrators, editors, agents and publishers of children's books, television, film and multimedia.

Contact Details

  • 323 782 1010
  • 323 782 1892
  • 8271 Beverly Boulevard
    Los Angeles
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) by using the links below.


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