The Bill Baker Scholarship is for a writer who is nominated by someone who can testify to his or her qualifications both as writer and community member. The scholarship is named after Bill Baker, co-founder of the Antioch Writers' Workshop, writer of textbooks, journalist, and fiction writer.
First place winners of Antioch Writers' Workshop Scholarships receive a full waiver of registration and tuition fees. Second place winners receive a 50% waiver of registration and tuition fees. The scholarships do not cover travel, lodging, or food.
To submit a nomination for the Bill Baker Scholarship, please send the nominee's name, contact information, a short sample of their writing (conforming to the formatting and submission requirements detailed on our website), and a 1-2 page essay that delineates their bravery, innovation, or significant contribution to their community.