The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to offer five scholarships to assist writers looking to pursue a career as a writer of horror fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. We also offer one endowment to libraries to expand their young adult reading programs.
- The Horror Writers Association Scholarship
- The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship
- The Dark Poetry Scholarship
- The Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship for Non-fiction
- The Scholarship From Hell (for StokerCon)
- Young Adults Write Now endowment program
HWA is dedicated to promoting the horror genre and providing education to both the general public (via our appearances at conventions and book festivals, our yearly StokerCons, and our iconic Bram Stoker Awards®) and to writers.
The HWA, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Dark Poetry, and Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarships are currently open for applications!
Please note: we have extended the application deadline for these scholarships to AUGUST 1, 2017.
The Scholarship From Hell is now closed to applications.