RWA Internship Housing Stipend

$4,000

April 01, 2020

Awards Available: 2

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of the RWA Internship Housing Stipend is to demonstrate RWA’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity by ensuring that students from underrepresented backgrounds have access to opportunities that will help them secure a career in the publishing industry. RWA wants to affirm the principle that when decision-makers in the publishing industry more closely reflect the diversity of society, RWA, the publishing industry, authors, and readers will benefit. The deadline to apply is April 1st.

    Per RWA's Policy and Procedure Manual, "Diverse Background" refers to an individual who comes from a historically underrepresented background. These backgrounds include, but are not limited to, underrepresented communities of race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, and religion.

    A "Qualifying Publisher" is one that RWA has certified to meet certain standards. The full list of Qualifying Publishers is only available to RWA members, but applicants may contact communications@rwa.org to determine if the publisher they have received an offer from is on the list. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 14615 Benfer Rd
  • Houston, TX 77069
  • communications@rwa.org
  • 832-717-5200 x128

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