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We have scholarships on a rolling basis for The Unexpected Shape Writing Academy). We are also searching for people to help sponsor scholarships.

Currently, we have four scholarships for four six-month places in the Academy, sponsored in honor of Vanetta Cutchin (see below). 

Scholarships


Please fill out the following application. 

Though we'll make sure to notify you every step of the way, you are welcome to email Dan at dan@esmewang.com with any questions that might come up. However, please do not email to nudge us; we will notify you if you receive a scholarship.

I look forward to receiving your application! & thank you for taking the time to apply.

Deadline: June 8, 2024 for four scholarships, funded by an anonymous donor. 

Late July 2024: Announcements made for 

Scholarships are both need- and merit-based.


How do I apply?

*any applications submitted outside of a specific timeline will be notified & put on our waitlist for future scholarships 

Ready to apply?

How do I sponsor a scholarship?

Are you interested in helping to sponsor a scholarship?

If yes, then thank you so much.

We are honored that you have decided to support our ever-growing community of ambitious writers, and are grateful for the future student(s) that, because of your generosity, are well on their way in pursuing their writerly goals.  

Please complete the following steps in order to become a sponsor for the Academy.



1. Do you want to be an anonymous donor? If not, please specify who or what your sponsorship is on behalf of

2. Specifications of donation (amount, etc.)

3. Do you have a timeframe in mind that you'd like to make these scholarship(s) available?

4. Would you like to help choose who receives the scholarship(s)?

5. And lastly, is there anything else you'd like to include that I didn't mention in the above questions?

Email Dan at dan@esmewang.com with your answers to the following questions.

The Vanetta Cutchin Memorial Scholarship

Are you interested in helping to sponsor a scholarship?

If yes, then thank you so much.

We are honored that you have decided to support our ever-growing community of ambitious writers, and are grateful for the future student(s) that, because of your generosity, are well on their way in pursuing their writerly goals.  

Please complete the following steps in order to become a sponsor for the Academy.