DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 — The Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) is offering the Morland Writing Scholarship to African writers working on fiction and nonfiction books.
The scholarship aims to allow African writers the time to produce the first draft of a completed book.
Those writing fiction will receive a grant of GBP18,000, which will be paid monthly over the course of 12 months. At the discretion of the foundation, scholars writing nonfiction, who require additional research time, could receive an additional grant, paid over a period of up to 18 months.
To qualify for the scholarship, candidates must submit an excerpt from a piece of work of between 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English that has been published and offered for sale.
The Scholarships are meant for full-length works of adult fiction or non-fiction. Poetry, plays, film scripts, children’s books, and short story collections do not qualify.
The deadline for applications is September 18, 2023.
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