Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Grants and Scholarships

BELIEVE Scholarship

Need financial assistance to attend the conference? The BELIEVE Scholarship will support one or two writers who are members of the SCBWI and reside in the Rocky Mountain region. The scholarship pays full tuition, hotel stipend, and manuscript critique. Established in 2015 by author, member and former co-Regional Advisor Denise Vega. Click here for more information.

Travel Grant

RMC-SCBWI will award a travel grant of $150 to one Rocky Mountain Chapter member who lives a substantial distance from the conference venue. We are grateful to anonymous members who donate to make this opportunity possible.


  • Current member of SCBWI within the Rocky Mountain Region
  • Live 100 miles or more one way from the Denver Marriott West, Golden, CO, 1717 Denver W Blvd, Golden, CO 80401
  • Have not attended a Fall Conference in three years or more due to distance
  • Will register and pay to attend both days of the Fall Conference
  • Have not received this grant, won the Illustration Contest, or received the Vickie Ferguson Scholarship in the last three years.

For more information or to download the application: Travel Grant Application