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George Garrett Award

icon Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Post Doc, Diploma

icon Creative Writing

Flag icon Open to US Nationals

icon  Association of Writers & Writing Programs

icon 31 Oct 2022

icon Partial Funding, $2,000 honorarium

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Details about George Garrett Award

George Garrett Award is offered for Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Post Doc, Diploma degree in the field of Creative Writing. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2022. This scholarship is provided by Association of Writers & Writing Programs and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, $2,000 honorarium . This scholarship is open for: Open to US Nationals.

  • Deadline: 31 Oct 2022
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, $2,000 honorarium

Contemporary literature and AWP have benefited from the efforts of many teachers, writers, editors, and administrators who have done their utmost to help the next generation of writers find their way as artists and as literary professionals. In bestowing the annual George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature, AWP recognizes a few of those individuals who have made notable donations of care, time, labor, and money to support writers and their literary accomplishments.

The award is named for George Garrett (1929-2008), who made exceptional contributions to his fellow writers as a teacher, mentor, editor, friend, board member, and good spirit. Garrett served for many years as the editor of Intro, an annual anthology of work by emerging writers; he served as one of the founding members of the AWP Board of Directors; he taught creative writing and literature for more than forty years; and he authored more than thirty books. As a writer, teacher, mentor, editor, or inspiration, Garrett helped many young writers who are now major contributors to contemporary letters. The award includes a $2,000 honorarium, in addition to travel, accommodations, and registration to attend AWP's annual conference, where the award is publicly announced and conferred.

Criteria

The award will be given to a living individual who has demonstrated exceptional generosity and Service to writers by excellent work in one or more of the following activities:

• Teaching creative writing and literature

• Serving as a mentor, supporter, or guide to writers

• Publishing or editing literature, especially works by emerging talents

• Building new resources that benefit writers (reading series, presses, awards, endowments, fellowships, stipends, programs, community centers, foundations, etc.)

• Administering to programs or institutions that benefit writers or that expand audiences for contemporary authors

• Working generally to make North America a more supportive place for contemporary literature and its makers

To receive the award, the recipient must be willing to travel to the AWP Annual Conference

Updated on: 01 Nov, 2022

Source : Association of Writers & Writing Programs
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  2. When is the deadline of George Garrett Award?

    The deadline of George Garrett Award is 31 Oct 2022

  3. For which degree is George Garrett Award offered for?

    George Garrett Award is offered to Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Post Doc, Diploma degree

  4. For which field is George Garrett Award offered for?

    George Garrett Award is offered for Creative Writing

  5. Who can apply for George Garrett Award?

    George Garrett Award is open for: Open to US Nationals

  6. Who is offering George Garrett Award?

    George Garrett Award is offered by Association of Writers & Writing Programs

  7. What is the funding covered in George Garrett Award?

    George Garrett Award Covers Partial Funding, $2,000 honorarium

  8. Where can George Garrett Award can be taken at?

    George Garrett Award can be taken at The USA
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