Awards & Grants for Translators

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Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards

Peer-given award to recognize great books from fifteen SCBWI regional divisions around the world.

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General Conference Scholarship

All expense paid tuition to the Virtual Conference for any SCBWI member experiencing financial hardship.

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Golden Kite Awards

Instituted in 1973, the Golden Kite Awards are the only children’s literary award judged by a jury of peers. The Golden Kite Awards recognize excellence in children’s literature in six categories: Young Reader and Middle Grade Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Nonfiction Text for Younger Readers, Nonfiction Text for Older Readers, Illustrated Book for Older Readers, Picture Book Text, and Picture Book Illustration.


Pitch-Perfect Translation Grant

This grant assists children’s book translators in the development of a specific translation project into English, which is not currently under contract. Up to two winners will be selected annually.