The 2014 Morland Writing Scholarships is open for submissions

The 2014 Morland Writing Scholarships is open for submission. The Scholars will receive a grant of £18,000,  paid monthly over the course of one year. The Morland Writing Scholarships is open to anyone born in Africa or both of whose parents were born in Africa. To qualify for the Scholarship a candidate must submit;

  • a piece of published work, or an excerpt from a piece of published work (written in English), of between two and five thousand words (2000-5000 words) to be evaluated by a panel of readers and judges set up by the Miles Morland Foundation.
  • a brief bio of fewer than three hundred words (300 words).
  • a description of fewer than 500 words about the new book they intend to write. It should be a new work, not a work in progress. The proposed work must be in English as must all submissions.
  • a scan of an official document showing that you, or both of your parents, were born in Africa.

Candidates should submit a brief description of the work they intend to write (200 – 500 words). It should be a new work, not a work in progress. The proposed work must be in English as must all submissions. Deadline for submission is October 31st, 2014. The Scholarships will be announced in December 2014 and will run through 2015. More about  the 2014 Morland Writing Scholarships here Check out more scholarships and fellowships at our Writers Resource Page  

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