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Thoburn 2012 Conference Application

 

Thoburn Scholarship Application Form

Tina Thoburn Memorial Scholarship

Application Form


The Tina Thoburn Memorial Scholarship honors Tina Thoburn, a guiding force of the LVW Conference since its founding in 1986. Tina died in 2007 after a long and productive career as a writer, educator, and mentor.

This scholarship offers young writers a chance to hone their craft with the help of published experts in a supportive atmosphere. At the conference, they may focus on one genre or mix and match to explore several interests.

The scholarship is open to all accredited students in Pennsylvania who are entering Grade 12 or have just graduated from high school. The application must be emailed by June 15.


Name _____________________________________________________


Address ___________________________________________________


Phone ______________ Email _________________________________


Highest grade you have completed ______________________________


School you attend ___________________________________________


Please include:


1. An essay (250-350 words) explaining why you wish to attend the Ligonier Valley Writers’ Conference.

2. A sample of your work (1,000 words maximum for fiction or nonfiction, or three poems or songs). Please label your sample with the genre that you think best fits it: literary fiction, genre fiction (specify genre), creative nonfiction (specify feature article, memoir, essay, etc.), poetry, or song. Your sample does NOT have to be in a genre that we’re covering at the 2012 conference.)

3. One letter of recommendation from a teacher or other adult.


Email your application to jgallagher@lvwonline.org. Please put “Thoburn Sholarship” in the subject line. Include your application or contact information, cover letter, and writing sample in the body of your email.


Deadline: June 15, 2012


For more information:

Judith Gallagher, (724) 593-7294, jgallagher@lvwonline.org, or

Ruth McDonald, (724) 836-0588, RMCD1997@aol.com.


Ligonier Valley Writers’ Conference Scholarships

 

Thoburn Scholarship Application Form

Ligonier Valley Writers’ Conference Scholarships

2012 Application Form


Ligonier Valley Writers has two scholarships available for writers who want to hone their craft with the help of published experts in a supportive atmosphere at the LVW Conference on July 21, 2012. Each scholarship is valued at $115. At the conference, you may focus on one genre or mix and match the sessions you attend.

The only criteria for the LVWC Scholarships are writing talent and financial need. Regarding need, let your conscience be your guide. Regarding writing ability, we ask that you submit a sample of your writing. See the guidelines below for details. The application must be emailed by June 15. Writers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to apply.


Name _____________________________________________________


Address ___________________________________________________


Phone ______________ Email _________________________________


Please include:

1. A sample of your work (1,000 words maximum for fiction or nonfiction, or three poems or songs). Please label your sample with the genre that you think best fits it: literary fiction, genre fiction (specify genre), creative nonfiction (specify feature article, memoir, essay, etc.), poetry, or song. Your sample does NOT have to be in a genre that we’re covering at the 2012 conference.

2. A cover letter explaining your goal(s).


Email your application to jgallagher@lvwonline.org. Please put “LVWC Scholarship” in the subject line. Include your application or contact information, cover letter, and writing sample in the body of your email.


Deadline: June 15, 2012



For more information:

Judith Gallagher, (724) 593-7294, jgallagher@lvwonline.org, or

Ruth McDonald, (724) 836-0588, RMCD1997@aol.com.