The Whistler Writing Society is excited to announce the 2021 BIPOC Scholarship for emerging or experienced writers. The scholarship is for writers or storytellers who are Black, Indigenous, or a person of colour (BIPOC) and are living in the Sea to Sky Corridor, from Lions Bay to Lillooet.  For more information about the Whistler Writer in Residence Program, click here.

The Scholarship offers the successful applicant a choice of participation in the Whistler Writer in Residence program, or an all-access Festival Pass to the 2021 Whistler Writers Festival.

BIPOC scholarship applicants should submit a paragraph outlining why they would like to participate in the program and a short description of the writing they are working on to:

The program is now open for applications, and the deadline is Thursday, August 1, 2021.

The BIPOC Scholarship is made possible through generous funding assistance by the Whistler Community Foundation.