Applications are now open the Morland Scholarship for Writers for 2015. Three scholarships of £18,000 (US $30,000) each will be awarded to writers who were born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa. The 2014 scholarship attracted over 350 applications.
About the Scholarship
This scholarship is sponsored by the Miles Morland Foundation. The foundation’s focus is culture and education with a particular interest in writing. Other projects supported by the foundation include the Caine Prize for African Writing.
The three successful applicants will each receive a grant of £18,000, paid monthly over the course of the 2015 calendar year. Each of the scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to be mentored by an established author or publisher.