The Black Pens Scholarship

Black Pens is offering one scholarship spot for the Summer 2023 retreat. The winner will have their retreat ticket cost covered.

To be considered for the scholarship position, you must:

  • Be a Black womxn (obviously)*
  • Either be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate or a graduate programme  (degree or PhD included in criteria) OR
  • Be ready to demonstrate household income of less than £45,000 pa
  • Be a UK citizen or have appropriate visa status
  • Have a demonstrable work in progress and/or an outline for work
  • Can cover travel costs to and from the venue
  • Be open to sharing a room


*Non-binary candidates encouraged and welcome

If you’d like to join the waitlist for the summer retreat, please fill in the form below: