Gemini Ink is committed to making the writing arts accessible to writers of all backgrounds and skill levels so they can bring their stories to life. We encourage you to apply and only request that you submit our simple, one-page application at least one week before the start date of the workshop you would like to take. If you have any questions, please email avandekamp@geminiink.org or call (210) 734-9673 ext 1006.

Writers of all levels are welcome to apply. The goal of these scholarships is to support writers in their creative journey and are open to all writers working in any genre with an interest in a Gemini Ink workshop.


Poets Against Walls Black Lives Matter Scholarship

Poets Against Walls Black Lives Matter Scholarship is a writing scholarship launched by Texas Poet Laureate 2020 Emmy Pérez and co-organized with Poets Against Walls. The poetry collective that aims to document and share communal stories from individual perspectives—through poetry, testimonio, and the spoken word—about life and social justice issues in the Texas borderlands and beyond.
Who can apply? Any black writer can apply.

Apply to take a workshop at Gemini Ink. See a list of classes here

Make your investment in the Poets Against Walls Black Lives Matter Scholarship today.


Cary Clack Scholarship

Gemini Ink established the Cary Clack Scholarship Fund for emerging writers in honor of journalist Cary Clack’s groundbreaking literary contributions as the first African American to join the San Antonio Express-News Editorial Board.
Who can apply? Anyone can apply.

Apply to take a workshop at Gemini Ink. See a list of classes here

Make your investment in the Cary Clack Scholarship today.


HEB/BIPOC Scholarship

Available for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) writers to take Gemini Ink writing workshops.
Who can apply? BIPOC educators teaching at Title I schools in Bexar County.

Apply to take a workshop at Gemini Ink. See a list of classes here


Cavender Cares Scholarship for K-12 Public School Teachers

Who can apply? K-12 educators in Bexar County.

Apply to take a workshop at Gemini Ink. See a list of classes here