SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Applications

Select the appropriate documents to apply for a mentor. Please make sure you’ve read and understood the info on the the Mentor Program page, have read the bios of mentors, and reviewed the Checklist document to ensure you’ve included all information!

Things to Note

  • Only RMC-SCBWI members are eligible to apply
  • One application per person
  • The application package includes an artist’s statement. Please see the Checklist for more information.
  • Select two mentors with whom you’d like to work, in order of preference

Writer Information and Application

STEP ONE: Review the documents below and follow ALL instructions for submitting your artist statement and writing sample.

WRITER Writing Sample Instructions and Specifications

Mentor Program Checklist for Writers
Read this carefully to ensure you’ve completed all steps and included ALL relevant documents!

STEP TWO: Complete online application form.

Illustrator Information and Application

STEP ONE: Review the documents below and follow ALL instructions for submitting your illustrator questionnaire and work sample.

ILLUSTRATOR Questionnaire

Mentor Program Checklist for Illustrators
Read this carefully to ensure you’ve completed all steps and included all relevant documents!

STEP TWO: Complete the online application form.

 

Application Package Checklist

Make sure you include the following per the appropriate Checklist:

  • Artist’s statement (WRITERS) or Questionnaire (ILLUSTRATORS)
  • Manuscript pages or illustration samples
  • Completed online application form

 

Payment will only be due if you are accepted to the program.