GrubStreet Emerging Writer Fellowship

Are you passionate about writing and want to develop your writing abilities? Then, GrubStreet Inc. is giving you chance to apply for this “The Emerging Writer Fellowship”. This fellowship is open to anyone who will be 18 and older at the time of entry. The aim of the fellowship is to develop new, exciting voices by providing one writer per year tuition-free access to Grub Street’s classes and Muse & the Marketplace conferences.

Provided By:
GrubStreet Inc. All rights reserved. GrubStreet is a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.  GrubStreet is one of the nation’s leading creative writing centers. They believe that narrative transforms lives, builds bridges, and produces empathy.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Vary
  • Deadline: March 1st, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

  • This fellowship is open to anyone 18 and older with a passion for writing.
  • The fellowship specifically aims to assist writers in need of financial assistance in reaching their writing goals.
  • They particularly encourage people of color, ethnic minorities, those who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other members of communities historically underrepresented by the literary community to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the fellowship, you can check the given link:
https://form.jotform.com/73344603184959

Award Amount:

  • 4 multi-week courses
  • 4 one-day (6hr) classes
  • 4 three-hour seminars
  • 3-day pass to the 2018 and 2019 Muse & the Marketplace conferences
  • Access to GrubStreet’s Artistic Director for quarterly (or as-needed) office hours for personalized mentorship.
  • The selected fellow will write about their experience on GrubStreet’s blog.

Detailed Information Link:

https://grubstreet.org/programs/emerging-writer-fellowship/

The Center for Fiction Fellowships

The Center for Fiction would like to announce the “Center for Fiction Fellowships” that is generously funded by a grant from the Jerome Foundation. Applicants can be of any age, but must be in the early stages of their careers as fiction writers and will not have had the support needed to achieve major recognition for their work to apply.

Provided By:
The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. Its mission is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount:$5,000
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To be considered for fellowship the candidate must:

  • Applicants must be current residents of one of the five boroughs and must remain in New York City for the entire year of the fellowship.
  • Students in degree-granting programs are not eligible to apply, even if the focus of the study is not directly related to writing.
  • This program supports emerging writers whose work shows promise of excellence.
  • Applicants can be of any age, but must be in the early stages of their careers as fiction writers and will not have had the support needed to achieve major recognition for their work.
  • Emerging writer who has not yet had a novel or short story collection published by either a major or independent publisher and who is also not currently under contract to a publisher for a work of fiction.
  • Eligible applicants may have had stories or novel excerpts published in magazines, literary journals or online, but this is not a requirement.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants who are interested can apply through the given link:

http://www.centerforfiction.org/submissions/index.php?page=login

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application.

  • A fiction writing sample, not to exceed 7,500 words, submitted as a double-spaced Word document or PDF.
  • A one-page resume

Award Amount:

  • A grant of $5,000
  • The option to engage in a mentorship with a selected freelance editor
  • The opportunity to meet with agents who represent new writers
  • Free admission to all Center events for one year, including tickets to our First Novel Fete and benefit dinner as space allows
  • 30% discount on tuition at select writing workshops at the Center
  • Two public readings as part of our annual program of events and inclusion in an anthology distributed to industry professionals
  • A professional headshot with a photographer for personal publicity use

Detailed Information Link:

http://centerforfiction.org/forwriters/grants-and-awards/

Scholarship Essay Contest By EssayPro

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: September 25, 2017

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

EssayPro would like to invite all of soon-to-be Shakespeares to take part in their quarterly contest! If you feel like your work is worth more than just good grades, then hop on in! Essay Pro foundation is excited to announce the Essay Writing Contest to assist make students lives better across the globe and it is simply helping with academic assignments. In order to apply, the candidates  will submit an essay 600-800 words and as well as it essay be to write in English

Host Institution:

Essay Pro are a team of professionals in Custom Essay Writing Services, Plagiarism Detection, and Customer Support. After 20 years in essay writing industry, we have learned how to make students’ lives easier and how to help them reach their academic goals.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the Essay Writing Contest, the candidates are recognized from some of the best academic writers in the USA.

Instructions for Applying:

To enter the contest, students should write a 600-800 word essay on the following topic:

  • Is Technology Our Friend?
  • What really is the American Dream?
  • This is What I Believe In:
  • An essay on the principle of population
  • Abortion: Choice or Murder?
  • What is Respect?
  • Do Humans Understand Each Other?
  • Nature vs Nurture
  • Should a Person Give Up on Career for the Sake of Family?
  • Life Goals vs Family Values
  • The Double-Edged Sword that is Gun Control.
  • Plagiarism is not allowed. WE WILL CHECK if there is any.
  • Essays should only be written in English. We are aware that you may know a lot of beautiful languages and totally support that, but rules are rules.
  • Send your work in a Microsoft Word document.
  • You can include images in your work, especially if they illustrate the topic or your own ideas. This will only grow our attention.
  • Include your contact information in the document.

Submitting Details:

You can send the complete essay by e-mail to team-at-essaypro.com

Award Description:

Essay Pro foundation will provide an award to each student in which first place award up to $500, with 2nd and 3rd place winning $250.

Detailed Information Link:

https://essaypro.com/blog/scholarship-essay-contest/