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Scholarship Application Instructions

Writing Contests

Contest Winners




Carmen Gabriela Etcheberry-Freund Memorial Fellowship

This scholarship is offered to an applicant, or applicants of limited means at least 60 years old who resides on the Mendocino Coast (Westport to Gualala and inland to the Anderson Valley). It honors the late Carmen Gabriela Etcheberry-Freund's enthusiasm for, and support, of the writers conference and writing in general, and is donated by her family. The scholarship is for the partial support of $250 to two applicants, but in exceptional circumstances, a full-fee conference scholarship may be granted.
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Mary Bradish O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Bradish O'Connor Memorial Scholarship is offered to talented women writers at least 60 years of age who reside anywhere. The award provides partial support of $250 to two applicants, but in exceptional circumstances, a full-fee conference scholarship may be granted. The award does not cover travel or lodging.
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Suzanne Byerley Memorial Scholarship

The Suzanne Byerley Memorial Scholarship is awarded on the merit and promise of the submitted manuscript and need. The scholarship is offered to applicants of any age, living anywhere in the world. However, if you received an MCWC scholarship in the past three years you are not eligible. The award provides partial support of $250 to two applicants. In exceptional circumstances a full conference scholarship may be awarded.
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Friends of MCWC Scholarships

Donations from Friends of Mendocino Coast Writers Conference provide MCWC Scholarships for writers of all ages. Awards are made on the basis of merit and need. Typically MCWC Scholarships provide partial support of $250 to several applicants, but full fees for one writer could be paid in exceptional circumstances.
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If you can help support our scholarship and fellowship programs, please contact the MCWC director at director@mcwc.org.





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