Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 28

Awarded By

Mystery Writers of America

Award Amount

Up to $500 annually, non-renewable. The scholarship may be used to offset tuition and fees for U.S. workshops, seminars, or university/college-level writing courses.


Two awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing seeks to nurture talent in mystery fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting. Membership in Mystery Writers of America is not required to apply. The scholarships will be awarded in the summer/fall.

Deadline Info

Applications will be available online on the Mystery Writers of America website by clicking on the 'Awards & Programs' link. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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