Each scholarship reduces the cost of general conference registration to just $100. Apply.

Western students, GPCW Alumni and Faculty

Alumni of Western's Graduate Program in Creative Writing, all current Western undergraduate and graduate students, all CALL Department alumni/ae and all current and emeritus Western Faculty receive general registration scholarships. Registration in three-day workshops and seminars for anyone in these groups is also available on a scholarship basis for just $100. Lodging and meals must still be purchased at the published rate. 

K-12 Educators

Thanks to a generous gift from Phyllis Gottesfeld Knight of Denver, the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Western is pleased to offer several general registration scholarships to K-12 educators who wish to attend the general conference and especially the Symposium on Poetry Criticism as part of Writing the Rockies this summer.

Gunnison Valley Residents

Western offers general registration scholarships to all Gunnison Valley residents who could not otherwise afford to attend.


The Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Western seeks to fund all scholarship applications as funds permit.