Five Under Twenty-five Scholarships

Participant Contests

Contest Winners



Our scholarship grants are:

Carmen Gabriela Etcheberry-Freund Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship, which pays full conference fees, is offered to an applicant 60 years old or older 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.

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Mary Bradish Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Bradish Memorial Scholarship is offered to talented women writers of limited means who are aged sixty or older. Typically this scholarship provides partial support to more than one applicant, but full fees for one writer could be paid in exceptional circumstances.

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MCWC Scholarship Grants

Donations from Friends of Mendocino Coast Writers Conference provide MCWC Scholarship Grants for writers of all ages. Awards are made on the basis of merit and need. Typically MCWC Scholarship Grants provide partial support 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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