Tan Seagull Scholarship

Tan Seagull Scholarship for Young Writers

If you are interested in contributing to the the Tan Seagull Scholarship for Young Writers, click here.

The Awards

One ‘3-Day Full’ SiWC 2019 conference package, value $649 plus tax

  • Includes Friday lunch, dinner banquet and keynote; Saturday presenter lunch, dinner banquet and keynote; and Sunday lunch and keynotes.

Two ‘Young Writers Friday-Only’ SiWC 2019 conference packages, value $75 plus tax,

  • Includes Friday workshops, morning keynote and lunch.

Eligibility Criteria & Conditions

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 22 years in 2020.
  • Applicants for this award must submit:
    • a completed application form
    • up to three stories, poems, or chapters of a longer work for consideration [Show us your creativity!] double-spaced, 12pt font.
    • a 500 word biographical letter outlining interest in attending the conference, future writing aspirations and goals, double spaced, 12 pt font.
    • a scanned copy of a verifiable proof of age [current student card, driver’s license, birth certificate, passport etc.]
    • application letters to be submitted by email to TanSeagull@siwc.ca, with documents attached in either .docx, .jpg or .pdf format
    • Family members of the SiWC board or staff may not apply.
    • Recipients must agree to have their names and photographs published in conjunction with the award and with any promotion of the award.
    • This award is not transferable. If a successful applicant is unable to attend the conference for any reason, they are required to contact the awards committee immediately. They are welcome to reapply in subsequent years.
    • The costs of transportation to and from the conference and accommodation are not included in this award.
    • There is no cost to apply for this award.
    • Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Award committee decisions are final.
    • Apply to TanSeagull@siwc.ca

Click here for Application Form.

Application deadline: September 15, 2020.

Successful applicants will be notified by September 30, 2020.  Good luck – This Day We Write!!!