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Award Up to £6000 over two years and a BBC Radio Drama commission, the opportunity to develop further ideas with Radio Drama.

c/o BBC Radio Drama, Room 2129, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1SJ

Phone 0161 244 4255

Fax 0161 244 4248

Contact: Coordinator

Established 1992. Biennial award in commemoration of the life and work of the distinguished radio producer Alfred Bradley. Aims to encourage and develop new radio writing talent in the BBC North region. There is a change of focus for each award, e.g. previous years have targeted comedy drama, verse drama, etc. Entrants must live in the North region. The award is given to help writers to pursue a career in writing for radio. The next award will be launched in spring 2004, with a deadline for scripts in autumn 2004. Previous winners: Lee Hall, Mandy Precious, Peter Straughan, Pam Leeson.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Awards up to £12,000.

An Chomhairle Ealaíon (The Irish Arts Council), 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

Phone 00 353 1 6180200

Fax 00 353 1 6761302

info@artscouncil.ie

www.artscouncil.ie

Literature Officer:

 

Bursaries in literature awarded to creative writers of fiction, poetry and drama in Irish and English to enable development or completion of, specific projects. A limited number of bursaries may also be given to non-fiction projects of a contemporary nature. Open to Irish citizens or residents only.

 

email: info@artscouncil.ie
Ireland

Ireland

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Award £5,000 (maximum).

10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Phone 020 7969 5200

Fax 020 7969 5300

www.britac.ac.uk

Contact: Assistant Secretary, Research Grants

Quarterly award to further original academic research at postdoctoral level in the humanities and social sciences. Entrants must no longer be registered for postgraduate study and must be resident in the UK. Final entry dates: end of September, November, February and April.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £5,000 (maximum).

 

School of Literature and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ

Phone 01603 592286

Fax 01603 507728

charlespickfellowship@uea.ac.uk

UEA web

Contact: Natalie Orr


 

An annual award, founded in 2001 by the Charles Pick Consultancy in memory of the publisher and literary agent who died in 2000, to support a new unpublished writer of fictional or non-fictional prose. Award of the fellowship, which is residential from August to January, is judged on the quality of writing and reference from a literary agent, editor or accredited creative writing teacher. Previous winner: Tom Frick.

Deadline for applications: 31 January each year.

 

Award £10,000 plus free campus accommodation

 

email: charlespickfellowship@uea.ac.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £8,000 (total).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Founded 1965 by the late Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley. Annual honorary awards to recognise the achievement and distinction of individual poets. 2002 winners: Moniza Alvi, David Constantine, Liz Lochhead, Brian Patten.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £25,000.

School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia, University Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ

Phone 01603 592810

Fax 01603 507728

v.striker@uea.ac.uk

www.uea.ac.uk/eas/Fellowships/fellowschol.html

Contact: Val Striker

Founded 1998. An annual endowment to enable a writer of promise to spend a year at the University writing a work of fiction on some aspect of life in the Far East. Judged on the basis of submitted written work, the award is open to all nationalities. Final entry date: 31 October. 2003 winner: Wendy Law-Yone.

 

email: v.striker@uea.ac.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £24,000 (total).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Annual awards of varying amounts are made for the encouragement of poets under the age of 30 on the basis of a submitted collection. Open only to British-born subjects resident in the UK. Final entry date: 31 October. Contact the Society of Authors for full entry details. 2002 winners: Caroline Bird, Christopher James, Jacob Polley, Luke Heeley, Judith Cal, David Briggs, Eleanor Rees, Kathryn Simmonds.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £3,000 (maximum).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Provides grants to published British authors over the age of 35 who need financial help during a period of illness, disablement or temporary financial crisis. Contact the Society of Authors for an information sheet and application form.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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The Fulbright Commission, Fulbright House, 62 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2JZ

Phone 020 7404 6880

Fax 020 7404 6834

www.fulbright.co.uk

Contact: British Programme Manager

The Fulbright Commission has a number of scholarships given at postgraduate level and above, open to any field (science and the arts) of study/research to be undertaken in the USA. Length of award is typically an academic year. Application deadline for postgraduate awards is usually late October/early November of preceding year of study; and mid-March/early April for distinguished scholar awards. Further details and application forms are available on the Commission's website. Alternatively, send A4 envelope with sufficient postage for 100g with a covering letter explaining which level of award is of interest.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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David Fulton (Publishers) Ltd, The Chiswick Centre, 414 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5TF

Phone 020 8996 3610

Fax 020 8996 3622

orders@fultonpublishers.co.uk

www.fultonpublishers.co.uk

Chairman and Publisher: David Fulton

The Fulton Fellowship


David Fulton (Publishers) Ltd, The Chiswick Centre, 414 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5TF

Phone 020 8996 3610

Fax 020 8996 3622

orders@fultonpublishers.co.uk

www.fultonpublishers.co.uk

Chairman and Publisher: David Fulton

The Fulton Fellowship in Special Education was established in 1995 and is administered by the Centre for Special Education, University College, Worcester. The Fellowship, worth £2000, has been extended to offer schools as well as individual teachers the chance to share work their staff have done or are doing collaboratively through written publication to a wider audience. 2000 Fellow: Mordaunt School, Southampton.

 

in Special Education was established in 1995 and is administered by the Centre for Special Education, University College, Worcester. The Fellowship, worth £2000, has been extended to offer schools as well as individual teachers the chance to share work their staff have done or are doing collaboratively through written publication to a wider audience. 2000 Fellow: Mordaunt School, Southampton.

 

email: orders@fultonpublishers.co.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Hawthornden Castle, The International Retreat for Writers, Lasswade, Midlothian EH18 1EG

Phone 0131 440 2180

Fax 0131 440 1989

Contact: The Administrator

Established 1982 to provide a peaceful setting where published writers can work without disturbance. The Retreat houses five writers at a time, who are known as Hawthornden Fellows. Writers from any part of the world may apply for the fellowships. No monetary assistance is given, nor any contribution to travelling expenses, but once arrived at Hawthornden, the writer is the guest of the Retreat. Applications on forms provided must be made by the end of June for the following calendar year. Previous winners include: Les Murray, Alasdair Gray, Helen Vendler, Olive Senior, Hilary Spurling.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £15,000.

An Chomhairle Ealaíon (The Irish Arts Council), 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

Phone 00 353 1 6180200

Fax 00 353 1 6761302

info@artscouncil.ie

www.artscouncil.ie

The award commemorates the life and work of the late Lar Cassidy, pioneering arts administrator and former Arts Council Literature and Community Arts Officer. The aim of the award in 2002 is to support an individual writer working on a new or experimental fiction project. (In alternate years, the award will be offered to an arts practitioner working in the field of combined arts.) Information sheet/application form available.

 

email: info@artscouncil.ie
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Department of Journalism, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB

Phone 020 7040 8224

Fax 020 7040 8594

B.Jones@city.ac.uk

www.city.ac.uk/journalism

Contact: Bob Jones

Founded 1980. Awarded to a young journalist experienced enough to work on national stories. It gives them the chance to work on the national desk of the Washington Post. Benjamin Bradlee, the Post's Vice-President-at-Large, selects from a shortlist drawn up in March/April. 2003 winner: Tania Branigan of The Guardian. Full details available on the website.

 

email: B.Jones@city.ac.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £5,000.

An Chomhairle Ealaíon (The Irish Arts Council), 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

Phone 00 353 1 6180200

Fax 00 353 1 6761302

info@artscouncil.ie

www.artscouncil.ie

Literature Officer: Sinéad Mac

The time when computers were toys for bright boys and had names like Apple, Tangerine or Pet are history. Apple evolved into Mac or Macintosh after a brief flirtation with the lovely Lisa. The original company name lives on in the website title for the Mac. Downloads http://www.info.apple.com/support/downloads.html

Aodha

To further the liberal education of a young creative artist. Candidates for this triennial award must be under 30 on 30 June, or 35 in exceptional circumstances, and must be Irish citizens or residents. The Fellowship is offered on rotation between Music, Visual Arts and Literature (Literature in 2002).

 

email: info@artscouncil.ie
Ireland

Ireland

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Dickens House, 35 Wathen Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1JY

Phone 01306 887511

Fax 01306 888212

enquiries@pressfund.org.uk

Director/Secretary: David Ilott

Aims to relieve distress among journalists and their dependants. Continuous and/or occasional financial grants; also retirement homes for eligible beneficiaries. Further information and subscription details available from the Secretary.

 

email: enquiries@pressfund.org.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Arts Council England, North East, Central Square, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PJ

Phone 0191 255 8500

Fax 0191 230 1020

Contact: Literature Officer

A competitive fellowship in association with the Universities of Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne. Contact Arts Council England, North East, for details.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £60,000 (£20,000 a year for three years).

New Writing North, 7--8 Trinity Chare, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DF

Phone 0191 232 9991

Fax 0191 230 1883

mail@newwritingnorth.com

www.newwritingnorth.com

Contact: Silvana Michelini

Annual award established in 2002 with the aim of liberating established writers who live in the region from work other than writing. Applicants must have at least two books published by a recognised publisher and must live in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham or Teesside. Closing date November. The first winner of the award in 2002 was poet, Anne Stevenson.

 

email: mail@newwritingnorth.com
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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The PAWS Office, OMNI Communications, Chancel House, Neasden Lane, London NW10 2TU

Phone 020 8214 1543

Fax 020 8214 1544

pawsomni@globalnet.co.uk

Contacts: Barrie Whatley, Andrew Millington

Established 1994. Annual award aimed at encouraging television scriptwriters to include science and engineering scenarios in their work. Grants (currently £2000) are given to selected writers to develop their script ideas into full treatments; prizes are awarded for the best of these treatments. The PAWS Fund holds meetings enabling writers to meet scientists and engineers and also offers a contacts service to put writers in `one-to-one' contact with specialists who can help them develop their ideas.

 

email: pawsomni@globalnet.co.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL

www.pearson.com

Administrator: Jack Andrews, MBE

Awards four bursaries to playwrights annually, each worth £5000. Applicants must be sponsored by a theatre which then submits the play for consideration by a panel. Each award allows the playwright a twelve-month attachment. Applications invited via theatres in October each year. For up-to-date information, contact Jack Andrews (Tel 020 8943 8176).

 

email: pawsomni@globalnet.co.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Grants total £150,000 to £200,000 per year.

Hanover House, 14 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HP

Phone 020 7667 5000

Fax 020 7667 5100

laurence.harbottle@harbottle.com

www.peggyramsayfoundation.org

Contact: G. Laurence Harbottle

Founded 1992 in accordance with the will of the late Peggy Ramsay, the well-known agent. Grants are made to writers for the stage who have some experience and who need time and resources to make writing possible. Grants are also made for writing projects by organisations connected with the theatre. The Foundation does not support production costs or any project that does not have a direct benefit to playwriting. Writers must have some record of successful writing for the stage.

 

email: laurence.harbottle@harbottle.com
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Scottish Arts Council

Government body for funding the arts in Scotland. Their well-organized site offers a mass of information about the arts in Scotland, including writers’ bursaries, fellowships and translation fellowships. There are also lists of literary awards and literary magazines. Their site at www.scottisharts.org.uk is well worth visiting.

, 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD

Phone 0131 226 6051

Fax 0131 225 9833

gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk

www.sac.org.uk

Contact: Gavin Wallace, Literature Officer

A minimum of three awards is made annually in the spring. The current value of award is £1000 to each author but due to be increased from 2002. Preference is given to literary fiction but literary non-fiction is also considered. Authors should be Scottish or resident in Scotland, but books of Scottish interest by other authors are eligible for consideration. Applications from publishers only.

 

email: gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Scottish Arts Council

Government body for funding the arts in Scotland. Their well-organized site offers a mass of information about the arts in Scotland, including writers’ bursaries, fellowships and translation fellowships. There are also lists of literary awards and literary magazines. Their site at www.scottisharts.org.uk is well worth visiting.

, 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD

Phone 0131 226 6051/ Help Desk: 0845 603 6000

Fax 0131 225 9833

helpdesk@scottisharts.org.uk

www.sac.org.uk

The details of this scheme are currently under review but substantial awards or commissions will be available to established artists based in Scotland working in any medium, including writing.

 

email: helpdesk@scottisharts.org.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Scottish Arts Council

Government body for funding the arts in Scotland. Their well-organized site offers a mass of information about the arts in Scotland, including writers’ bursaries, fellowships and translation fellowships. There are also lists of literary awards and literary magazines. Their site at www.scottisharts.org.uk is well worth visiting.

, 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD

Phone 0131 226 6051

Fax 0131 225 9833

gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk

www.sac.org.uk

Contact: Gavin Wallace, Head of Literature

Ten bursaries of £2,000 awarded annually to enable previously unpublished writers of literary work more time to devote to their writing. Applicants should be based in Scotland.

 

email: gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Scottish Arts Council

Government body for funding the arts in Scotland. Their well-organized site offers a mass of information about the arts in Scotland, including writers’ bursaries, fellowships and translation fellowships. There are also lists of literary awards and literary magazines. Their site at www.scottisharts.org.uk is well worth visiting.

, 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD

Phone 0131 226 6051

Fax 0131 225 9833

gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk

www.sac.org.uk

Contact: Gavin Wallace, Head of Literature

Bursaries to enable published writers of literary work and recognised playwrights to devote more time to their writing. Around 20 bursaries of up to £15,000 awarded annually; deadline for applications in June and December. Application open to writers based in Scotland.

 

email: gavin.wallace@scottisharts.org.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Awards £12,000 (total).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Annual awards designed to encourage writers under the age of 35 to travel. Given on the basis of a published work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry. Open only to British-born subjects resident in the UK. Final entry date: 20 December. 2002 winners: Charlotte Hobson Black Earth City; Marcel Theroux The Paperchase.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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PO Box 36800, 40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1WJ

Phone 020 7833 4440

hanthoc@aol.com

Contact: Hannah Scott

Initiated 1989. Annual research fellowships for up to three years -- towards a book or paper -- for serious research connected with national and international law, and human freedom. Preferably attached to a particular university in Britain.

 

email: hanthoc@aol.com
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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This fund makes modest grants to published authors who find themselves in sudden financial difficulties. Contact the Society of Authors for an information sheet and application form.

email: info@societyofauthors.org
tel: 020 7373 6642
fax: 020 7373 5768
United Kingdom
The Society of Authors
84 Drayton Gardens
London, SW10 9SB
United Kingdom

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The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Grants to writers whose publisher's advance is insufficient to cover the costs of research involved. Application by letter to The Authors' Foundation giving details, in confidence, of the advance and royalties, together with the reasons for needing additional funding. Grants are sometimes given even if there is no commitment by a publisher, so long as the applicant has had a book published and the new work will almost certainly be published. About £80,000 is distributed each year. Contact the Society of Authors for full entry details. Final entry dates: 30 April and 31 October.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £25,000 (total). 

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

These annual awards are for authors who are under 35 and Commonwealth citizens, awarded on the strength of a first novel (published or unpublished) of a traditional or romantic nature. The awards must be used for a period or periods of foreign travel. Final entry date: 31 January. Contact the Society of Authors for an entry form. 2002 winners: Hari Kunzru The Impressionist; Rachel Seiffert The Dark Room; Shamin Sarif The World Unseen; Helen Cross My Summer of Love; Chloe Hooper A Child's Book of True Crime; Susanna Jones The Earthquake Bird; Gwendoline Riley Cold Water.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £25,000 (total). 

The Economist, 25 St James's Street, London SW1A 1HG

Phone 020 7830 7000

www.economist.com

Contact: Science Editor (re. Casement Internship)

For an aspiring journalist under 25 to spend three months in the summer writing for The Economist about science and technology. Applicants should write a letter of introduction along with an article of approximately 600 words suitable for inclusion in the Science and Technology Section. Competition details normally announced in the magazine late January or early February and 4--5 weeks allowed for application.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF

Phone 01865 288540

Fax 01865 278676

Contact: The Academic Administrator

One-year fellowship endowed by the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian, to give someone working in the media the chance to put their experience into a new perspective, publish the outcome and give a Guardian lecture. Applications welcomed from journalists and management members, in newspapers, periodicals or broadcasting. Research or study proposals should be directly related to experience of working in the media. Accommodation and meals in college will be provided and a stipend. Advertised biennially in November.

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

This trust makes occasional grants to professional poets (or their immediate dependants) who are faced with sudden financial problems. Contact the Society of Authors for an information sheet and application form.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Grants to writers whose publisher's advance is insufficient to cover the costs of research. Author must be under 40, has to submit a copy of his/her previous book and the work must `contribute to the greater understanding of existing social and economic organisation'. Application by letter. Contact the Society of Authors for full entry details. Final entry dates: 30 April and 31 October.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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3 Johnson's Court, off Fleet Street, London EC4A 3EA

Phone 020 7353 7150

Fax 020 7353 1350

egunnrl@globalnet.co.uk

www.rlf.org.uk

Secretary: Eileen Gunn

Grants and pensions are awarded to published authors of several works in financial need, or to their dependants. Examples of author's works are needed for assessment by Committee. Contact Secretary for further details and application form.

 

email: egunnrl@globalnet.co.uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £6,000 (total).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

Annual honorary grants to established British writers. 2002 winners: Frank Kuppner, David Park, George Szirtes.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Award £1,000.

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems. http://www.societyofauthors.org/, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

info@societyofauthors.org

www.societyofauthors.org

A biennial award made on the basis of a submitted story to fiction writers of limited means who have had at least one short story accepted for publication. Contact the Society of Authors for an entry form. Final entry date 20 September 2004.

 

email: info@societyofauthors.org
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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BBC Northern Ireland Drama, Broadcasting House, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HQ

Phone 02890 338497

Fax 02890 338408

tvdrama.ni@bbc.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/ni/drama

Contacts: Diedre Cartmill, Stephen Wright

The aim of the bursary is to encourage Irish writers to write for television -- the medium in which Tony Doyle had his greatest successes. Its aim is to encourage writing for television, to inform writers of the opportunities that television affords and to nurture long-term creative links between all broadcasters and writers in Ireland. Writers must have an Irish background. The writer must not have had a drama in English previously produced for television. Final entry date is usually 31 January each year (opens in October). Previous winners: Bill Murphy (2001), Brian Dungan (2002). The winner receives a cash prize of £2000. The finalists are invited to a residential seminar to introduce them to the world of television drama through a series of intensive sessions with the BBC Drama Development Team and experienced practitioners. Two typed copies should be submitted. Only one entry accepted per person. Entries must be in English. Contact the department and ask for criteria as these may change annually.

 

email: tvdrama.ni@bbc.co.uk
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland
United Kingdom

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Award Bursary of approx. US$5,000. 

c/o 38 Lyttelton Court, Lyttelton Road, London N2 0EB

Phone 020 8209 1613

info@tgmt.org.uk

www.tgmt.org.uk

Chairman: Iain Brown

Biennial award established to commemorate the life of Tony Godwin, a prominent publisher in the 1960s/70s. Open to all young people (under 35 years old) who are UK nationals and working, or intending to work, in publishing. The award provides the recipient with the means to spend at least one month as the guest of an American publishing house in order to learn about international publishing. The recipient is expected to submit a report upon return to the UK. Next award: 2004; final entry date: 31 December 2003. Previous winners: George Lucas (Hodder), Clive Priddle (Fourth Estate), Richard Scrivener (Penguin), Lisa Shakespeare (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), Fiona Stewart (HarperCollins).

 

email: info@tgmt.org.uk
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Award £7,500 plus free flat on campus.

School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia, University Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ

Phone 01603 592734

Fax 01603 593522

http://www.uea.ac.uk/eas/fellowships

Director of Personnel & Registry Services: J.R.L. Beck

Established 1971. Awarded to a writer of established reputation in prose fiction and poetry for a period of six months, January to end June. The duties of the Fellowship are discussed at an interview. It is assumed that one activity will be the pursuit of the Fellow's own writing. In addition the Fellow will be expected to (a) offer an undergraduate creative writing workshop in the School of English and American Studies during the Spring semester; (b) make contact with groups around the county in association with East England Arts. Office space and some limited secretarial assistance will be provided, and some additional funds will be available to help the Fellow with the activities described above. Applications for the fellowship should be lodged with the Director of Personnel & Registry Services in the autumn; candidates should submit two examples of recent work. Previous winner: Jill Dawson.

 

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