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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
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: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and spec script samples are required.
Website: http://www.abctalentdevelopment.com

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: VSA Arts
818 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
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 themselves need not be disabled, but the script must address the issue. 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: Up to $750
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vsarts.org

Summer Graduate Research Fellowships
Sponsor: Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
3301 N. Fairfax Drive
Suite 440
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 based on resume, GRE or LSAT scores and graduate transcripts, writing sample and research proposal and bibliography for thesis chapter or publishable paper.

Amount: $5,000 stipend + travel and housing allowance
Deadline: Unknown
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: July 1
How to apply: Contact the organization for more information.
Website: http://www.casw.org