Friday, November 09, 2012
NZSA/AUCKLAND MUSEUM RESEARCH GRANT DEADLINE APPROACHING!
The New Zealand Society of Authors and the
are once again delighted to offer
three grants in 2013 to provide assistance to writers wishing to undertake
research for a writing project. Auckland Museum
The grants create an opportunity for three writers to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction or non-fiction manuscript. They comprise one national grant of $3500 (supplemented by an optional 4 weeks of accommodation in
Auckland at the
Michael King Writers Centre) and two
regional grants of $1500 for two
The grants were offered for the first time in 2012 to NZSA members and Friends of The Museum. This year one of the local grants will be open to any
writer who wishes to apply. Auckland
The Library holds one of
’s major research
collections and the breadth and depth of the historical record is well suited
to writers’ research. The Library is
available for use by the general public, in addition to academics and
researchers. New Zealand
Applications open: Monday 8 October.
Deadline: 30 November.