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Disney/ABC Television Writing Program
Sponsor: Disney/ABC Television Group
Talent Development and Diversity
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-4016
Eligibility: Applicants must be age 21 or older. They must be able to work in the U.S. legally. Professional writing experience is not necessary, but applicants must have strong spec script writing skills. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $50,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and spec script samples are required.
Website: http://www.abctalentdevelopment.com/writing_program.html

Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nanbpwc.org

Playwright Discovery Award
Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
Eligibility: Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants must have a disability, or the script can be a collaboration of a group of up to 5 students with one student having a disability. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/opportunities-for-artists/competitions-and-commissions/

Summer Graduate Research Fellowships
Sponsor: Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
3434 Washington Boulevard
MS 1C5
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students in areas related to the classical liberal tradition and should be focusing on a discrete writing project. Selection is by invitation-only for graduate student alumni of the other IHS programs, Humane Studies Fellowship and Summer Seminars.

Amount: $5,000 stipend + travel and housing allowance
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.theihs.org

Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships
Sponsor: Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW)
P.O. Box 910
Hedgesville, WV 25427
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in U.S. graduate-level science writing programs.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Contact the organization for more information.
Website: http://www.casw.org