The William Trevor Scholarship


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William TrevorThis scholarship honours the contribution to literature of the internationally-renowned novelist and short story writer, William Trevor. In addition to his work as a writer, marked by the award of a CBE in 1977 and a KBE in 2002, he instigated and continues to finance the annual Trevor/Bowen International Short Story award.


The William Trevor Scholarship, available for the first time in 2014, is open to all students worldwide who would welcome an opportunity to attend the Cork Writers’ School. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, accommodation (bed and breakfast) at the Summer School and transport to and from all organised social and cultural events. It will not cover travel costs or admission charges.

The winner of the scholarship will be required to give a short presentation at the end of the school.

Applications will be judged by a panel on the basis of academic merit and reasons for taking the course.

Important Notes:

Applications are welcome by post or e-mail.

Please ensure that you send your application to the exact address on the last page of the application form.

Please ensure that you enclose copies of transcripts/certificates with your scholarship application. Applications received without these will not be considered.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over by 1 January 2014.

Closing date for William Trevor Scholarship applications is Friday 7 March 2014.