Colorado Teen

Literature Conference

 

PO Box 740152

Arvada, CO 80006

 

Tel: (720) 432-9305

Email: coteenlitconf@gmail.com

 

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Grants

Grants are available for adult and teen participants. All grants include conference registration ($75 for adults and $40 for students), breakfast snacks and lunch at the Colorado Teen Literature Conference.

 

Grant applications for the 2019 conference will open on November 15th, 2018. The deadline for all grants has passed. All applicants will be notified of final decisions by email. 

 

Grants are awarded before general registration opens.  If you do not receive a grant you may register for the conference starting the first Monday in February.

 

Teen Grants

 

Teen Connection Panel (TCP): Ten teens will be selected to ask authors Sandhya Menon and Bill Konigsberg questions for the audience. You will sit at a table in front of an audience of around 300 people and speak into a microphone to ask your questions. To prepare, you will need to read books by both authors and prepare 5 thoughtful questions to ask both of them.

 

Colorado Language Arts Society (CLAS):  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.  

 

REFORMA Colorado: 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.  Latina/o students are encouraged to apply for the REFORMA grants.

 

The Word: This grant is available to teens from underrepresented groups, including underrepresentation based on: race, cultural, ethnic, or religious identity; gender identity; sexual orientation; physical, cognitive or emotional disability; and socioeconomic adversity. Teens may self-nominate or be nominated by a teacher or librarian. Grant will include an RTD day pass to assist with transportation.

 

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.

 

Adult Grants

 

Magwitch Grant: This grant is available to adults who advocate for teens, and who are interested in Young Adult Literature and the authors who write for the teen audience. The grant is intended to assist an adult who might otherwise not be able to attend.

 

The Word: This grant is available to educators from underrepresented groups, including underrepresentation based on: race, cultural, ethnic, or religious identity; gender identity; sexual orientation; physical, cognitive or emotional disability; and socioeconomic adversity. The grant is intended to assist an educator who might otherwise not be able to attend. Grant will include an RTD day pass to assist with transportation.

 

Colorado Language Arts Society (CLAS):  This grant is available to adults who advocate for teens, and who are interested in Young Adult Literature and the authors who write for the teen audience. The grant is intended to assist an adult who might otherwise not be able to attend.