Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writers

Miles Morland Foundation is welcoming applications for its Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writers.

Description

Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writers is a scholarship program by Miles Morland Foundation that offers cash prizes to exceptional writers from Africa annually.

Deadline: 18th September, 2021

Course starts: 2021-2022

Number of Awards: Not specified

Type: Scholarship, contest

Field: Creative Writing (fiction or nonfiction.)

Host: Miles Morland Foundation

Country of Study: Applicant’s home country

Duration of Award: Twelve and Eighteen months respectively (fiction and nonfiction)

Target demographic: African writers and or anybody born in Africa

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship program, applicants must:

° have finished their book or their Scholarship term has ended

P.s: Visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access more details on eligibility criteria.

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award is worth up to £18,000 for fiction and so Scholars writing fiction will receive a grant of £18,000 monthly for the course of twelve months.

Similarly, Scholars writing non-fiction may receive a monthly grant of up to £27,000 that will be paid for the course of eighteen months.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are required to submit and or email [email protected] an excerpt from a piece of work of between 2,000 to 5,000 words.

N.B: The excerpt must be from the applicant’s book that has been published and offered for sale. Excerpts must be written in English.

P.S: In your best interest, you are advised to also visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply.

Website: https://milesmorlandfoundation.com/morland-african-writing-scholarships-2021/

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