Students attending Clarion West incur expenses for tuition, housing and food, travel, and other living expenses. Clarion West students are fortunate to have a rich offering of scholarships available.

Full and partial scholarships are available from private donors in memory of the following honored individuals:

Full and partial scholarships are generously supported by the following:

Scholarship support is available to select students through the following:

  • The Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship, which covers tuition and housing, is awarded by the Carl Brandon Society to a single student of color.
  • Students from the New York metropolitan area are eligible for assistance from the Donald A. and Elsie B. Wollheim Memorial Scholarship Fund, sponsored by New York Science Fiction Society/The Lunarians, Inc.

Additionally, assistance is available for students with special needs to remove physical barriers to their participation in the workshop, thanks to ReadAssist.