“We didn’t know that where we came from, we named like praying.”
To apply, please email [email protected] by February 28th with the subject line "Black History Scholarship." Please attach a writing sample of any genre or topic (500-2,000) as well as a paragraph explaining how this scholarship would benefit you. Scholarships can be applied to any of our six-week workshops, in-person or online.
Enuma is a Nigerian-American writer and speaker. Born in NYC and raised in four countries on three continents, her work centers on identity, culture, the power of narrative, and the fluidity of boundaries. In 2014, she delivered the TEDx talk, “How Cultural Collisions Crack Open New Sides of Our Own Stories.” In 2012, Enuma became the first woman of African descent to preach at the historic 200-year-old American Church in Paris (Martin Luther King, Jr. was the first man of African descent to preach there in October 1965). She is writing her first novel.