Lauren Klatzkin Creative Writing Memorial Scholarship

The Lauren Klatzkin Creative Writing Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Lauren Klatzkin, beloved camper and counselor and community member for many years at YPI. This award provides financial support to a young YPI camper who exhibits leadership in the arts and passion for Creative Writing. This young person has demonstrated the commitment to creativity, hard work, and willingness to step outside of their comfort zone.


  • Enroll in Creative Writing workshop for at least one week. (This scholarship can support two weeks)
  • Demonstrate leadership in school or in extracurricular activities. (Provide a short bullet list of activities and/or publications)
  • Demonstrate financial need. (Complete financial aid form)


  • What inspires or motivates you to write? (300 words or less)


  • Please include two non-family letters of support including one from a writing teacher.

Mail or Email Scholarship Materials:

Jeff Ostroff

1165 NW 74th Ave
Margate, FL 33063


YPI Inc. is a 501-C3 not for profit private institution.