JohnsonBarry Goldblatt established the scholarship in honor of Angela Johnson, a critically acclaimed African American poet and author of more than 40 books for children and young adults. VCFA has awarded this $5,000 scholarship once a year to a new MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults student of color or ethnic minority since 2014. We are so pleased to continue to offer it through 2020!

For more information about the scholarship, visit the MFA in WCYA scholarships page