Miles Morland Foundation is welcoming applications for its Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writers.


Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writers is a scholarship program by Miles Morland Foundation that offers cash prizes to exceptional writers from Africa annually.

Deadline: 18th September, 2021

Course starts: 2021-2022

Number of Awards: Not specified

Type: Scholarship, contest

Field: Creative Writing (fiction or nonfiction.)

Host: Miles Morland Foundation

Country of Study: Applicant’s home country

Duration of Award: Twelve and Eighteen months respectively (fiction and nonfiction)

Target demographic: African writers and or anybody born in Africa


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship program, applicants must:

° have finished their book or their Scholarship term has ended

P.s: Visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access more details on eligibility criteria.

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award is worth up to £18,000 for fiction and so Scholars writing fiction will receive a grant of £18,000 monthly for the course of twelve months.

Similarly, Scholars writing non-fiction may receive a monthly grant of up to £27,000 that will be paid for the course of eighteen months.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are required to submit and or email an excerpt from a piece of work of between 2,000 to 5,000 words.

N.B: The excerpt must be from the applicant’s book that has been published and offered for sale. Excerpts must be written in English.

P.S: In your best interest, you are advised to also visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply.