In an effort to improve SFWA’s outreach and expand the accessibility of our events, the 2021 Nebulas Conference is offering a number of scholarships for prospective attendees from underserved communities. These scholarships will award applicants a free 2021 Nebula Conference ticket, which includes the conference June 4th-6th, and the full year of supplementary virtual programming.

Scholarships are fulfilled via lottery system. Use the form below to enter your application by May 1st at 11:59pm ET. Please email if you have any questions.

Scholarship for Black Writers: A part of SFWA’s BlackLivesMatter Initiative, this scholarship is open to Black writers in the U.S. and abroad. To learn more about this initiative, visit this release on the website. This scholarship is awarded outside of the lottery system and will be available until June 6th, 2021.

Scholarship for AAPI Writers: A part of SFWA’s AAPI Initiative for 2021, this scholarship is available to Asian writers, Asian American writers, and writers from the Pacific Islands. To learn more about this initiative, visit this release on the website. (limited quantity: 25)

Scholarship for Writers Based Outside of the U.S.: In an effort to remove financial barriers that may exist for prospective attendees living abroad, we are offering a limited number of free tickets for writers living outside the U.S. (limited quantity: 25)

Workshop Scholarship: This scholarship is for writers who have been accepted to or attended a writing workshop from June 2020 through June 2021. (limited quantity: 25)

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