Awarded to middle grade and young adult writers working in the fantasy or science fiction genre.
An annual award given to the manuscript of a Most Promising Picture Book manuscript.
All expense paid trip to the Winter or Summer Conference for Black, Indigenous, and People of color.
Established with funding from Martin and Sue Schmitt of the 455 Foundation to foster the emergence of diverse voices in children’s books.
An award for a work-in-progress from an unpublished author over age 50.
All expense paid tuition to the Virtual Conference for any SCBWI member experiencing financial hardship.
An award for early career underrepresented creators of children’s literature.
This award is open to authors of Hispanic/Latinx/Ibero-American heritage who are early in their career (1-3 traditionally published books) or not yet traditionally published.
To assist children’s book writers and illustrators in the completion of a specific project currently not under contract. Given in the categories of Picture Book Text, Chapter Books/Early Readers, Middle Grade, Young Adult Fiction, Nonfiction, and Underrepresented Fiction or Nonfiction.