2017 Grants for Individuals Test

Creative Writing Fellowships

Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Non-matching grants are for $25,000.

These guidelines are for creative writing fellowships in prose.

Application Deadline: March 11, 2015
Notification: December 2015
Earliest Start Date: January 1, 2016

New guidelines for creative writing fellowships in poetry will be posted in mid-December:

Application Deadline: March 9, 2016
Notification: December 2016
Earliest Start Date: January 1, 2017

Translation Projects

Translation Projects enable recipients to translate work from other languages into English. Non-matching grants are for $12,500 or $25,000, depending upon the artistic excellence and merit of the project.

Application Deadline: December 8, 2015
Notification: August 2016
Earliest Start Date: November 1, 2016