Scholarships and Grants

RWA administers a number of scholarship funds and grants so that finances are not a barrier to participation in RWA and its programs.

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Perseverance Fund

The Perseverance Fund helps those in financial need afford their yearly national dues.


Academic Research Grant

This grant supports academic research devoted to romance fiction.


Chapter Grant Fund

Chapters in financial need may apply for a grant to provide programs for their members.


Conference Scholarships

Interested in attending the conference but need help with the registration fee? RWA offers a conference scholarship to qualifying applicants.


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If you'd like to support a fellow writer through RWA's scholarships and grants, please donate to one of our funds.