Ends on March 8, 2018$3.00
$3.00
Murphy Writing of Stockton University Presents
River View Poetry Getaway
May 4-6, 2018
Garrison, NY
 
This scholarship offers $300 towards one writer's tuition to attend the River View Poetry Getaway in New York. The recipient will need to pay for the remainder of the tuition and transportation.

River View Poetry Getaway Scholarship Application
A panel of judges will review the submissions and make their selections based on a combination of merit and need. Applications will be accepted through March 8, 2018. There is a $3 application fee to help offset the cost of administering the scholarship. Requirements:
  • Be a first-time River View Poetry Getaway participant who is 18 or over as of May 4, 2018.
  • Prepare a brief bio, a paragraph describing your financial need and a brief personal statement telling us why you would like to attend the River View Poetry Getaway, each 150 words or less.
  • Format a single document with 3 pages of poetry (one poem per page, single spaced). It is up to you whether to submit published or unpublished piece(s). Excerpts of longer pieces are okay. Please note that if your submission exceeds 3 pages and/or does not meet the formatting guidelines, your application will not be considered.
  • Complete this online application with the files above and pay the $3 application fee, which is used to help administer the scholarship process.
  • Deadline: March 8, 2018.
  • Please note: We are unable to accept snail mail applications.
  • Scholarship recipient will be announced on www.murphywriting.com/riverview on March 28, 2018.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I have to register for the River View Poetry Getaway to apply for a scholarship?
A: No. You are not required to register and pay for the River View Poetry Getaway when applying for a scholarship. If you wish to register before the results are announced because you plan to attend regardless of whether you receive the award, you are more than welcome to do so. Please note the same Fine Print and Cancellation Policy applies if you need to cancel your registration.

Q: I would like to sign up for the River View Poetry Getaway to make sure I get a seat. Is it still possible to apply for a scholarship and will I get a refund if I receive one?
A: Yes, you are absolutely welcome to apply, and we will give you a refund if you receive a scholarship. Please note: the same Fine Print and Cancellation Policy applies if you choose to register and don’t receive a scholarship.

Q: Where can I find out more?
A: www.murphywriting.com/riverview
Ends on March 8, 2018$5.00
$5.00

Murphy Writing of Stockton University Presents
Get Away to Write - Wales
9th Annual International Writing Retreat
July 7-14, 2018, Snowdonia, Wales
www.murphywriting.com/wales

Are you a writer who loves to travel? Join us in idyllic Wales to immerse yourself in a supportive week-long writing retreat that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, invaluable instruction, breathtaking mountain views, organic meals and excursions to castles, the coast and more.


Scholarship

This award offers a $1,000 scholarship to a first-time participant in one of Murphy Writing of Stockton University’s international programs. The recipient will need to pay the remainder of the program fee, transportation to Wales and personal expenses.

Application
A panel of judges will review the submissions and make their selections based on a combination of merit and need. Applications will be accepted until Mar. 8, 2018. There is a $5 application fee to help offset the cost of administering the scholarship. Requirements:

  • Be a first-time participant in one of Murphy Writing of Stockton University’s international programs who is 18 or older as of July 1, 2018.
  • You do not need to be a US resident to apply, but you must be able to pay the associated fees in USD via a credit or debit card.
  • Prepare a brief bio, a paragraph describing your financial need and a brief personal statement telling us why you would like to attend, each 150 words or less.
  • Format a single document with 5 pages of poetry (one poem per page, single spaced) or 5 pages of prose (double spaced). It is up to you whether to submit published or unpublished piece(s). Excerpts of longer pieces are okay. Please note that if your submission exceeds 5 pages and/or does not meet the formatting guidelines, your application will not be able to be considered.
  • Complete this online application with the files above and pay the $5 application fee, which is used to help administer the scholarship process.
  • Please note: We are unable to accept snail mail applications.
  • Deadline: Mar. 8, 2018.
  • Scholarship recipients will be announced by Mar. 28, 2018 on www.murphywriting.com/wales.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I have to register for Get Away to Write - Wales to apply for a scholarship?
A: No. You are not required to register and pay for Get Away to Write - Wales when applying for a scholarship. If you wish to register before the results are announced because you plan to attend regardless of whether you receive the award, you are more than welcome to do so. Please note the same Fine Print and Cancellation Policy applies if you need to cancel your registration.

Q: I would like to sign up for the program to ensure I get a seat. Is it still possible to apply for the scholarship and will I get a refund if I am selected?
A: Yes, you are absolutely welcome to apply, and we will give you a refund if you receive a scholarship. Please note: the same Fine Print and Cancellation Policy applies if you choose to register and don’t receive a scholarship.

Q: I am a poet, but am looking to expand into nonfiction. Is it possible for me to send a writing sample of both? What do you suggest?
A: We can only consider one application per writer and recommend submitting your strongest work. It's just fine if you submit work in a different genre than you would like to write at the program; we hear from a number of writers who want to expand into a new genre and support it wholeheartedly.

Q: Where can I find out more about the program?
A: www.murphywriting.com/wales