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


The state of Lower Saxony intends to award a one-year scholarship in the field of literature in 2024. It is intended to provide freelance authors with a financial position to intensify their artistic activities over a period of up to one year. The scholarship is intended for intensive work on a literary project in the High German language. 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 by the following in digital form:

  • Curriculum vitae without photo
  • List of publications
  • Excerpt 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 without delay with signature to the

Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture,

Unit 32,

Leibnizufer 9,

30169 Hannover.

Incomplete or not uploaded documents on time 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

  • You can receive the one-year scholarship as an author if you have at least one publication in a recognized publishing house (not self-published and not in ZuzahlVerlag).
  • You can receive the one-year scholarship if you have a connection to Lower Saxony or Lower Saxony in your project. have their place of residence or work 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  • The scholarship can only be awarded for a high-level literary project whose texts are still unpublished.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 considered again after a fundamental revision.
  • An annual scholarship will not be awarded if you receive regular benefits from third parties (e.g. residency or work grants) 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 within the framework of the scholarship. There is no entitlement on your part to participate in such an event.

Which documents are required?

  • Curriculum vitae without photo
  • List of publications
  • Excerpt 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

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)