Translation Projects

All FY 2021 Literature Fellowship application deadlines have passed. Guidelines for FY 2022 Literature Fellowships with an application deadline in 2021 will be posted later this year.

Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.

Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the National Endowment for the Arts.

If you have questions concerning the Literature Fellowships please call the Literature Fellowship Hotline at 202-682-5034 or email