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CLAS Grant


Each student may only apply for one grant; duplicate applications will result in removal from consideration. Students who have received grants in the past are not eligible.


These grants include conference registration, continental breakfast, and lunch at the Colorado Teen Literature Conference scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2022, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Tivoli Conference Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, Colorado.  Conference participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the conference.


The featured speakers for the conference will be Xiran Jay Zhao and Roshani Chokshi .  Additional workshops and speakers are scheduled on topics including writing workshops, new books for teens, local authors and publishing.  Book sales and author signings are also scheduled.


ELIGIBILITY: Students in grades 6-12 and teens who are homeschooled are eligible to apply. Teens may self-nominate or be nominated by a teacher or librarian.  


The deadline for all grants has been extended until April 1, 2022. All applicants will be notified of final decisions by email.


Applicants who do not receive a grant will still have an opportunity to attend the conference if they can find additional funding.


Please contact us if you have any questions.

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