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Steinbeck Fellowship Application 2021/ How to Apply ($15,000 + Residence)

The Steinbeck Fellowship named in honor of author John Steinbeck offers one-year fellowships in Steinbeck scholarship and in creative writing, including fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and biography. The Steinbeck Fellowship is held at San José State University. Up to six Fellows are chosen every year. Selected Fellows are expected to give one public reading from...

The Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellowship 2021 ( Awards: $72,000 + Full access to research facilities + More) / How To Apply

The Leon Levy Center for Biography 2021 offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year beginning each September.  Fellows devote their time to their projects and participate in monthly seminars and the public events of the Leon Levy Center for Biography, including the annual lecture and the annual conference, and they...

10 Statement Of Purpose Examples: How To Wow The Admission Committees Of Fully-Funded MFA Programs With Your Personal Statement (Guide + Samples +Tips)

Have you been struggling to write your personal statement or SOP? Reading some good statement of purpose examples and MFA personal statement samples can make your application season easier and less stressful. Also, it helps to read practical advice by professors who have sat on MFA in Creative Writing Admissions Committees, particularly professors who know...

Lunch Ticket has announced that it would be honored to serve as the host for the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction in 2020. The award was named after Author Diana Woods who, during her lifetime, exuded unwavering intellectual commitment and zeal, pursuing and receiving secondary degrees in law, social work, political science, and most recently, creative writing....

Apply for the 2020 Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship (£18,000)

The Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship is open for submissions until 18th September, 2020. The scholarship is awarded annually to writers, to allow them time to write the book they propose to write. The scholarship is awarded in the fiction category and in the nonfiction category.  Previous winners of the Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship include Kola...

WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP PARENT’S RESIDENCY GRANT/ HOW TO APPLY (PRIZE: $1700)

By the WSW (Women’s Studio Workshop), the Parent’ Residency Grant is a residency of four weeks for an artist “who has at least one dependent child under the age of 18”. The awarded artists may choose to work in any of WSW’s four studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. The grant includes...

Steinbeck Fellowship/ How to Apply ($15,000 + more)

Awarded by the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies, the Steinbeck Fellowship was set up in honor of author John Steinbeck, and according to their blog, “is guided by his lifetime of work in literature.” The fellowship includes a one-year residency at San Jose State University and a stipend of $15,000. Every year, about...