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Scholarships at HVWC

If you are interested making a financial contribution to our scholarship program, please visit Hudson Valley Writers Center | Kindful and select Scholarship from the drop down menu. Your gift is tax deductible and much appreciated. Thank you!

The Hudson Valley Writers Center is proud to offer three scholarship opportunities: the Altman Person of Color Scholarship, the Need Based Scholarship, and the Karen Finley Need Based Scholarship for Women and Non-Binary Writers. All scholarships are awarded to writers in the United States on a first-come, first-served basis. They are applicable only to our one-day intensives. Please let us know via email ASAP if you are unable to attend the class for which you received a scholarship, so we can give the spot to another writer on the waitlist. We ask all writers eligible for multiple scholarships to register for only ONE scholarship every TWO months. Thank you.

Altman Person of Color Scholarship

The Hudson Valley Writers Center is dedicated to uplifting the voices of writers of color. We encourage all writers of color based in the US to register for up to one Altman Person of Color Scholarship every two months. Each scholarship covers the entire cost of a one-day intensive. Each one-day intensive reserves two seats for Altman Person of Color Scholarships. Please browse our calendar of events, and register with an Altman PoC Scholarship for any one-day class of your choice. 

Need Based Scholarship

The Hudson Valley Writers Center is dedicated to uplifting the voices of writers facing financial barriers from writing instruction. Each scholarship covers the entire cost of a one-day intensive. There is one Need Based Scholarship available in each one-day class. We encourage all writers in need based in the US to register for up to one Need Based Scholarship every two months. 

Karen Finley Need Based Scholarship for Women and Non Binary Writers

The Hudson Valley Writers Center is dedicated to uplifting the voices of women and non-binary writers in need. This scholarship covers the entire cost of any one-day class taught by Karen Finley in Spring 2021 for any woman or non-binary writer in need. Each Karen Finley class offers one KFNB Scholarship, in addition to our other scholarships. We encourage all women & non-binary writers based in the US facing financial barriers to writing instruction to register for up to one Karen Finley NB Scholarship every two months.