2015 FREE EXPRESSIONS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

2015 FREE EXPRESSIONS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

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This year’s Student Scholarship can be applied to any week-long program offered by Free Expressions in 2015.

Awarded to both new and returning students, the Free Expressions Student Scholarship  is presented to  a writer, working in any genre of fiction or creative nonfiction, who has already developed significantly in his or her craft and  who demonstrates a clear need for financial assistance. Both published and pre-published writers are  invited to apply.

The scholarship, valued at approximately $2095, covers the cost of a student’s tuition, workshop materials, lodging, and meals at any week-long program offered in 2015 by Free Expressions. Transportation and incidental expenses are the responsibility of the student.

In 2015, we will again offer one PARTIAL scholarship of $500 toward any program or toward editorial services.

Applications must be RECEIVED BY January 30, 2015.Scholarship recipient will be notified by February 13, 2015.

Click here for application materials.

FROM SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:

BONI was a game-changer for me. The critical feedback, the top-notch instruction, and the overall experience gave me the confidence and discipline I needed to think of myself as a writer, which was an important step in helping me find an agent and a publisher. I highly recommend this workshop.”

— Erika Robuck, bestselling author of Hemingway’s Girl and Call Me Zelda

BONI, what can I say? There aren’t enough words, there really aren’t. But if I were forced to sum it up in just a few, I’d have to say — game changing event. The advice, guidance and encouragement I received from the staff at BONI, along with Don’s incredibly wise and gifted teachings, lead to the completion of my current novel, Lumière, and the courage to self-publish it. With an excerpt from Lumière, I won the 2012 BONI intensive scholarship, without which I would not have been able to attend. As I said before, there aren’t enough words. BONI is a game changing event.

— Jacqueline Garlick, Lumière – Book I of the Illumination Paradox Series

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