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General Scholarships - partial scholarships available to those taking a workshop. Only Children's Literature Conf. needs a Letter of Recommendation. Please include a personal statement - 300 words max.  (deadline March 15)

First Gen - a full scholarship for a five day workshop for an applicant who is a first generation college graduate or attendee.Please include a personal statement - 300 words max. (deadline March 15)

Local Voices - a full scholarship as a commuter in a 5-day workshop for a year-round resident of the East End of Long Island (Riverhead-MTK/Orient). Please include a personal statement - 300 words max.  (deadline March 15)

Shinnecock Indian Nation -  a full scholarship in a 5-day workshop for a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation. Please include a personal statement - 300 words max. (deadline March 15)


If applying for funding, your personal statement should be 300 words or less.

If applying for Children's Lit Conference funding and require a letter of rec, please arrange for a recommender to send a letter attesting to the strength of your work and your level of commitment. 

Funding is only available for non-credit participants.

The letter should be addressed to:


Southampton Writers Conference

239 Montauk Hwy

Southampton, NY 11968






Workshop Applications: 

Workshop Scholarship Deadline: March 15

Final Workshop Deadline: April 15

Children's Literature Deadline: April 15

Lecture Series: July 1

Early application is encouraged, as workshop space is limited. Notification of acceptance will begin after April 15. After that date, acceptances will ordinarily be emailed within three weeks.

Scholarship applications received after March 15th will be considered on a rolling basis if space and funds are available.



Materials to Submit

Applications are done through our online form. Please make sure you have all your documents collected and ready for uploading before you begin to make the process as easy as possible. 



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