Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools Application Form

Please note: Applications received usually exceed available funding and it may not be possible to fund all applications. Each member is eligible for up to four visits per fiscal year (April 1 – March 31). Members can only apply for up to two readings per funding period. Funding periods are: Fall/Winter (September 1 – March 31) and Spring/Summer (April 1 – August 31). Do not submit more applications than you are eligible for. If you submit more applications than you are eligible for, your applications will not be reviewed.

Please ensure you have reviewed the Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program guidelines before applying.

Important! You must be logged into your member account in order to submit this form. All members have an account. If you need to reset your password, you can do so at portal.writersunion.ca/user/password. For assistance, please contact info@writersunion.ca.


Applicant Details
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Requested funding

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, the Union prioritizes funding for authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability.

If you wish to self-identify with any of these categories, please select all that apply
Presentation Details
Presentation format
School address
The school must be located in Ontario.
Classroom Grade Level (check all that apply)