Applications are now being accepted for the Carnegie Center Author Academy’s Emerging Writer Scholarship! The Emerging Writer Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that covers $5,000 of the annual tuition ($5,500) for the Carnegie Center’s Author Academy. The scholarship is awarded to one applicant each year based on financial need in combination with writing goals, a writing sample, letter of recommendation, and a completed application. Submit your application by March 15, 2021, to be considered for the Emerging Writer Scholarship.

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Additional information for applying for the Scholarship can be found on the application form or by contacting  Marcia Thornton Jones, Author Academy Coordinator

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The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

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Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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