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.
11 Mar 2016
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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:
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.
To apply for the Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary, follow the Arts Grant application process:
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand staff. Pasifika or Māori artists and practitioners are involved in assessing Pacific and Māori arts applications.
We assess how closely the results of your proposed project match the long-term goal (outcome) of high-quality New Zealand art is developed.
If relevant, we consider the cultural diversity of your proposed activities.
We consider how kaupapa Pasifika is evident in the practice and results of your proposed activities.
We consider how Mātauranga Māori is evident in the practice and results of your proposed activities.
Ten weeks after the closing date, we will email the result of your application.
For the 2016 round we will notify you by 20 May (Friday).
At the same time we also list succcessful applicants on the who got funded web page.
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.