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.
SORRY – ALL SCHOLARSHIPS (INCLUDING THE WRITE NOW ENDOWMENT) ARE NOW CLOSED TO APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WILL RE-OPEN SOON – STAY TUNED.
To apply for any of these scholarships, please visit the page for the scholarship, read the rules, and then follow the link at the bottom of each page or in the right sidebar to apply electronically.