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