Deadline: 20 December 2022
Open to: All writers/journalists/bloggers working in the South Asian Region are eligible to apply.
Benefits: Total grant of INR 50,000
New Asian Writing understands how important it is for freelance writers to work in solitude and will provide monetary support to pursue creative projects. Accepted proposals will focus on fiction or non-fiction writings that will ultimately lead to the production of a book. Applicants need not submit proof of contract from a publisher. As long as applicants are working towards that goal, that is all we need. The grant is being provided for writers to engage in creative work without worrying about monetary resources for a particular piece of work. Amateur writers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Submit a proposal of 600 words (title included) to [email protected] (with the subject line: Proposal for NAW Solitude Writing Grant 2022) explaining why you need the grant money and what will you spend it on. Utilization of grant money for personal expenses and daily requirements is discouraged and the budget submitted should instead focus on equipment, travel, and stay during research work. The first 400 words should explain what you plan to work on and a brief about your background and writing works (if available). Keep the budget part limited to a paragraph or a small table.
For more information, visit the official website.