Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2016 Scholarships
Split This Rock is happy to offer a limited number of scholarships for people who would not be able to attend the 2016 Poetry Festival otherwise.
- FOR ONLINE OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS: MARCH 31, 2016
- FOR MAILED APPLICATIONS: POSTMARKED BY MARCH 25, 2016
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships will be given on a rolling basis. Apply early. Scholarships cover the cost of registration only. While funds are not available to help with transportation or housing, low-cost housing options are posted on the Where To Stay page of our website.
Scholarships will be given based on economic need. Split This Rock is committed to assembling a diverse group of participants at our poetry festivals. Therefore, priority will be given to youth and seniors, poets and activists of color, poets and activists with disabilities, and poets and activists from other marginalized groups.
HOW TO REQUEST A SCHOLARSHIP
To apply, submit your request using the online Scholarship Request Form or send us your request by email or mail, including a description of no more than 350 words that shares why you want to attend the 2016 Poetry Festival, your reason(s) for needing a scholarship, and any relevant information about your background and organizational affiliations. Please do not include poems or a résumé. Send your scholarship request with your full contact information (your full name, mailing address, email, and phone number) to email@example.com or by mail to:
Split This Rock Poetry Festival
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org