Log in


The Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association

  • Home
  • Grants & Scholarships

MAWCA returns dues and registration fees from our annual conference to its members in the form of grants and scholarships that promote professional development and writing center research in our region. We strive to distribute funds widely across the membership and to prioritize members in need.

Grant and scholarship recipients must be members in good standing at the time of application.

Development GRANTS

Mini-Regional Event Grant

Typically smaller grants ($200-500) but up to $1000 to support events or opportunities for members to learn and collaborate, such as symposia, invited speakers, article-reading groups, or the like. More info.

Center Development Grant

A one-time grant of $500-1000 to support the purchase of materials or equipment essential to the development of your writing center. More info.

Research Grants

MAWCA Grant to BIPOC Researchers

Up to $1000 to support research by BIPOC writing center professionals or professionals with identities underrepresented in the field. More info.

MAWCA Research Grant

Typically smaller grants ($300-500) but up to $1000 to support writing center research.


MAWCA Conference

Approximately five scholarships are awarded each year based on need. Apply for funding when you submit a conference proposal.

MAWCA Retreat for New(er) Directors or Writers' Retreat

Up to $300 to cover the cost of registration. Retreats take place at Pendle Hill Retreat Center on alternating years during the summer. Apply for funding when you register.

IWCA Summer Institute

Up to $900 to cover the cost of registration. When you register for the Institute, indicate that you are a member of MAWCA in your request for funding.

MAWCA is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity. 
Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association

Contact Us 

Website designed with help from Cheryl Yang.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software