Scholarships for Writing Residency
Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics can apply for a writing residency in Alberta, Canada.The Banff Centre is organizing its literary journalism residency July 2 to 30 at its Leighton Artists’ Colony studios. The program enables writers to work on their essay, memoir or feature piece, receive individual consultations with faculty and participate in roundtable discussions.
- Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics;
- Eight fellows will be selected on the basis of writing skills, literary merit and the relevance and originality of their project idea.
Full tuition scholarships are available, in addition to a CAD2,000 (USD 1,514) commission award for work produced and a travel allowance of up to CAD750 (USD 568).
How to apply?
If you are interested in the position, apply online HERE. The deadline to apply is 1 March 2017.
For questions on preparing your application, please contact the Office of the Registrar at: Registrar_LiteraryArts@banffcentre.ca