AWP Conference Community Scholarship

The AWP Conference Community Scholarshipaims to increase access to the annual conference and bookfair. While anyone may apply, AWP encourages those who identify as people of color, disabled, LGBTQIA+, and/or low-income to apply. Membership is not required.

The AWP Conference Community Scholarship launched in 2021, and since then hundreds of writers have been able to attend the conference at no cost, or a significantly reduced cost. AWP is grateful to the generosity of donors who made these scholarships possible. Seventy-five percent of community scholarships will be awarded to local Kansas and Missouri residents.

Applications for the #AWP24 Community Scholarship is closed.


Attendee Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy

#AWP24 Anti-Harassment Policy

Accessibility Services


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Convention Center