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.
Maria Dampman is a woman of many talents. An international journalist, blogger, and award winning speechwriter, Maria's love for writing is only second to her love of the great outdoors. An avid horsewoman and farmer, Maria owns and manages Smiling Cat Farm, a small farm located in Northern Virginia that specializes in rescuing animals of all types, from puppies to ponies. Currently in the works is Maria's yet to be titled humorous memoir of life lessons learned during her move from the suburbs to their farm. Stay tuned!