The Wilfred Owen Association is offering a bursary to an aspiring poet who would like to attend one of Ty Newydd’s courses in November 2011, but who is unable to do so because of his or her financial circumstances.
It is recognised that being unemployed, on income support or being a full-time student are not the only reasons for not being able to afford the full fees. We would be grateful therefore, if you do not come under one of these headings, if you would explain briefly your circumstances and the reasons for your application for this bursary.
We would also like you to explain why you consider that the course you have applied for would be of particular benefit to you. This can be done in the space below or in a separate letter.
Please send with your application form a small selection of your work (maximum 4 poems of moderate length), preferably by e-mail, to arrive at Ty Newydd by Monday, September 19th. Make sure that all your work has your name on it and is marked “Wilfred Owen Bursary”.
We will inform you during the first week of October whether you have been awarded the bursary.
The decision will be made by the Wilfred Owen Association Committee and is final.
The successful applicant will be expected to write a short report on the course which should be sent to Ty Newydd by the end of 2011.
There may be the opportunity for poems created on the course to be published in the Wilfred Owen Association Newsletter and on the Ty Newydd website.
Poems sent by post cannot be returned.
Further information, and an application form, can be downloaded from the Ty Newydd website.
See also the Literature Wales website.