Elizabeth Kostova Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship: Scholarship covers tuition, room and board, in-country transportation, and 50% of international travel expenses.

Deadline: 01 March, 2016.

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation has announced its ninth annual summer fiction writing seminar. The Sozopol Fiction seminar will run from 9th June, 2016 and close 13th June, 2016. in the ancient town of Sozopol, Bulgaria.

According to the press release, ” The seminar program consists of intensive daily fiction workshops, roundtable discussions, guest lectures and literary readings by faculty and participants. Fiction writers from Bulgaria and fiction writers from English-speaking countries, including but not limited to the U.K. and the U.S., are invited to apply. A total number of ten applicants will be selected for participation and funding.”

CapitaLiterature, which is an annual literary program hosted by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation in Sofia, Bulgaria, will hold between 14-15 June 2016 in the Bulgarian capital city.

Want to apply?

Applications must be submitted online through the online submission system, available HERE, Send a personal statement, and a sample of your work and a recommendation letter. While the other application materials must be submitted online by the applicant, the recommendation letter must be sent directly to The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation via e-mail by the referee, at [email protected].

Be sure to go to The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation website to see if your submission meets the technical requirements.

Good luck to all those who apply


Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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