Who Can Apply:
- Alicea Sperstad was a beloved sister and a budding writer who passed away too soon.
- Alicea faced many barriers to fulfilling her writing potential, including being a young mother from a rural town with a history of trauma. A history of gender bias in the publishing industry and a lack of mentors in the field add to the obstacles that women face when pursuing careers as writers.
- This scholarship aims to support women who are interested in becoming writers so they have the financial resources necessary to achieve their dreams.
- Any female high school senior, two or four-year undergraduate, or graduate student who is interested in becoming a writer may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, tell us why writing is important to you.
Deadline: April 18, 2024