The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) is committed to providing professional development opportunities to peer tutors at all levels and recognizing peer tutors who demonstrate strong leadership skills and interest in writing center studies.

The IWCA Future Leaders Scholarship will be awarded to four future writing center leaders.

Applicants who earn this scholarship will be awarded  $250 and will be invited to attend a lunch or dinner with IWCA leaders during the 2019 IWCA conference in Columbus.

To  apply, you must be an  IWCA  member in good standing and must submit the following information via the IWCA membership portal:

  • A completed scholarship form
  • A  written statement of 500–700 words discussing your interest in writing centers and your short-and long-term goals as a future leader in the writing center field.

Please direct any questions to the 2019 chair of the IWCA Future Leaders Scholarship, Jeffrey Austin at austinj@aaps.k12.mi.us.