Are you an American-born poet who would like to spend a year travelling abroad? If so, then the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship might just be your perfect opportunity.
The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship awards approximately US$54,000 annually to poet to spend one year outside North America, in whatever place the recipient feels will most advance his or her work.
The scholarship is open to all American poets, whether there work has been published or not (though recent recipients have been published poets). There are no age restrictions and poets do not need to be enrolled at university or college.
Applicants must complete an application form and there is also the option of providing a brief CV. Unpublished poets should provide a sample of their work of up to 40 typed pages. Published poets can supply one printed volume plus 20 typed pages of their most recent work. There is no entry fee.