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Bursaries

Bursaries available for the 2020 Summer School:

 

BCLT 30th Anniversary Bursaries 

BCLT is offering two bursaries to celebrate the Centre’s 30th Anniversary. These £250 bursaries are open to translators that are on a low income or that specifically require some extra financial support. We would like these bursaries to make it possible for two translators to attend that may not have had the opportunity otherwise. These bursaries are open to all workshop strands, including Training the Trainer. Applicants my write a 300 word statement on their application about why they should be considered for a bursary.
 

National Centre for Writing Bursaries for UK-Based BAME Literary Translators

National Centre for Writing (NCW) is offering four x £250 bursaries to UK-based BAME (Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority) literary translators who would like to take part in any of the workshops (including Training the Trainer) at the 2020 International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School. You will not need to submit a separate application form to apply for a bursary, as there is a tick box on the main form. If you are applying for the NCW bursary, you will also need to include an example of something that you have translated recently. This can be a short extract of your choice that is no longer than 400 words.

 

French-English Workshop Bursaries

All literary translators that are offered a place on the French-English workshop will receive a full bursary (£250). Therefore all French workshop participants will be able to take part in the Summer School free of charge. These bursaries are generously supported by Pro Helvetia. You will not need to submit a separate application form to apply for this bursary. If you are applying for the French workshop, you will also need to include an example of something that you have translated recently. This can be a short extract of your choice that is no longer than 400 words.

 

Norwegian-English Workshop Bursaries

We are offering 5 x £250 bursaries for literary translators taking part in the Norwegian-English workshop. Successful applicants will be able to take part in the Summer School free of charge. These bursaries are generously supported by NORLA. You will not need to submit a separate application form to apply for this bursary. You will need to tick a box on the applications form include an example of something that you have translated recently. This can be a short extract of your choice that is no longer than 400 words.

 

Dutch-English Workshop Bursaries

We are offering 6 x £250 bursaries for literary translators taking part in the Dutch-English workshop. Successful applicants will be able to take part in the Summer School free of charge. These bursaries are generously supported by the Dutch Foundation for Literature / New Dutch Writing. You will not need to submit a separate application form to apply for this bursary. All Dutch applicants will be considered.