Scholarship Detail

George Bennett Fellowship in Writing

Program Information

Deadline Month: September
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $14,200
The fellowship assists persons who intend to become professional writers. Fellows will reside for one year (between September and June) in Exeter, New Hampshire, complete a manuscript of a book, and at times be accessible for conversation with students interested in writing. The candidate should submit a substantial portion of the manuscript in progress. Preference shall be given to a writer of fiction.
Type: Research
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students
Other Requirements:
Intend to become a professional writer and have a manuscript in progress which you wish to complete.

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: No
Letters of Rec: No
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: Manuscript (can be work-in-progress), approx. 50 pages of prose or 20-30 pages of poetry
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: $10 application fee.

Further Information

Mr. Charles Pratt
George Bennett Fellowship Phillips Exeter Academy
20 Main Street Box #2339