2019 Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship deadline is March 31, 2019.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 11, 2019.
Herman B. Wells Fellow
Named for the 11th President of Indiana University and co-founder of the Indiana University Writers’ Conference, the Herman B. Wells Fellows are selected based on manuscript submissions and are open to poets and prose writers of all backgrounds who wish to attend the conference workshops and classes.
Eligibility: All writers who wish to attend workshops and/or classes.
Don Belton Fellow (sponsored by Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Multicultural Affairs)
Named in honor of writer and former Indiana University faculty member Don Belton and supported in part by Indiana University’s Department of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, the Don Belton Fellows are selected based on manuscript submissions and are open to all poets and prose writers of color who wish to attend either of the conference’s workshops and classes.
Eligibility: All writers of color who wish to attend workshops and/or classes.
Martha C. Kraft Scholar
The Martha C. Kraft Scholar is selected from current students of Indiana University who wish to attend the conference’s workshop and classes. It is awarded based on manuscript submissions and open to all Indiana University students who are enrolled during the conference’s calendar year. You must apply with an IU email address.
Eligibility: Currently enrolled Indiana University students.
Writers who have previously won an award are not eligible for these scholarships.