Translation Projects

NOTICE: Application Deadline Extension

Due to the National Day of Mourning on December 5, 2018, the National Endowment for the Arts’ Translation Projects application deadline has been extended by one day. Arts Endowment staff will not be available to assist applicants on December 5th.

NEW DEADLINE: December 6, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

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