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Apply for a one-year scholarship in the field of literature


The state of Lower Saxony intends to award an annual scholarship in the field of literature in 2024. It is intended to enable freelance authors to be more artistically active over a period of up to one year. The scholarship serves to intensively engage in a literary work project in High German. In addition, you have the opportunity to spend part of the funding period (1 to 2 months) in Worpswede ("Martin-Kausche-Ateliers").

Process flow

The application and attachments must be submitted online by 15.01.2024.

The application must be accompanied in digital form:

  • Curriculum vitae without photo
  • List of publications
  • Reading sample of a maximum of 10 manuscript pages
  • The application is only submitted in the online application system when the "Submit application now" button has been pressed.
  • A printout of the online application must be submitted immediately with a signature to

Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture,

Unit 32,

Leibnizufer 9,

30169 Hanover.

Incomplete documents or documents not uploaded by the deadline will not be accepted.

The above-mentioned attachments to the application will only be accepted in paper form in exceptional cases and after prior clarification with the department.

Who should I contact?

Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture

Requirements

  • As an author, you can receive the one-year scholarship if you have at least one publication in a recognised publishing house (not self-published and not in ZuzahlVerlag).
  • You can receive the one-year scholarship if you have a Lower Saxony connection or Have their place of residence or workplace in Lower Saxony.
  • The scholarship can only be awarded for a high-level literary project whose texts are still unpublished.
  • Applications for projects that have already been rejected in a previous year can only be reconsidered after a fundamental revision.
  • An annual scholarship will not be awarded if you receive regular benefits from third parties (e.g. residency or work scholarships) or other funding from the state in the field of literature during 2024.
  • In the event of funding, they agree to present the results of the planned project at an event financed by the state's cultural funding as part of the scholarship. You have no entitlement to participate in such an event.

Which documents are required?

  • Curriculum vitae without photo
  • List of publications
  • Reading sample of a maximum of 10 manuscript pages

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The application and attachments must be submitted online by 15.01.2024.

Appeal

Not possible.

Technically approved by

Ministry of Science and Culture

Author

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competent Bodies


Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur
Address: Leibnizufer 9 , 30169 Hannover
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Telephone: 0511 120-2599
Fax: 0511 120-2601

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Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
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Stadt Papenburg - Rechnungsprüfung
Postal address: Post Office Box 1755 , 26857 Papenburg
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Address: Hauptkanal rechts 68/69, 26871 Papenburg
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Telephone: 04961 82-320
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elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
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Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)