The annual Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary provides a stipend that enables a published writer at an early stage of their career to create a new work.
10 Mar 2017
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To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
To be eligible for a Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary, you must:
The bursary provides a stipend to enable an emerging writer to create a new work.
We are particularly interested in:
We are also interested in projects or programmes of activity that:
To be considered for the Louis Johnson New Writer’s Bursary applicants should apply for an Arts Grant to write a work of any genre other than those listed below under Activities not funded.
Creative New Zealand literature funding is not available for research or writing that:
The dollar amount varies depending on the project request. Recent awards have been between $10,000 and $25,000.
Previous recipients are listed on the who got funded web page.
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand staff and external peer assessors.
We assess how closely the results of your proposed project match the long-term goal (outcome) of 'high-quality New Zealand art is developed'.
Project Proposal: Your proposal will also be assessed on:
Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika: If you choose, you can be assessed on how well your project fulfils the concepts of Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika. For more information go to 4. Make an application.
The following priorities are not part of our assessment but may be taken into account when applications receive a similar assessment score.
We may consider whether your application fulfils:
For more information select your artform and go to 2. See what’s funded.
We may also consider the following if you select these as potential outcomes.
Ten weeks after the closing date, we will email the result of your application.
At the same time we also list succcessful applicants the who got funded
If you are successful, we will contact you about:
A project completion report is required within 12 weeks of the project end date using the report template. To be considered for further funding, your report needs to be submitted on time.