Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Mentor Program Scholarship

The Writing Roosters’ Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Michelle Begley, founder of the RMC-SCBWI’s mentor program and member of The Writing Roosters critique group, who passed away suddenly in January, 2015. This scholarship seeks to support aspiring children’s book authors or illustrators who desire to hone their craft by participating in the Michelle Begley Mentor Program. One scholarship, in the amount of $300, will be awarded to one writer or one illustrator mentee each program year.

The scholarship is independently funded and administered by the The Writing Roosters, Michelle Begley's writing group.

For information, eligibility, application instructions, and how to contribute to the scholarship, click here.