Summer School Bursary Scheme

A bursary to the John Hewitt International Summer School provides financial support to those, who for one reason or another, would not otherwise be able to attend.

Apply Online for a Bursary

A Full bursary includes

  • B&B for four nights in a single ensuite room, within walking distance of the venue.
  • Free tickets to all programme events, unless otherwise specified.
  • A creative writing workshop of your choice, with 6 hrs tuition over 3 days.
  • An invitation to ABC Council, and NSMC Festival receptions.

Half Bursaries

A limited number of half bursaries are also available (non-residential) for those who may have personal or other circumstances that do not permit them to spend evenings away from home, such as carers or dependants.

A Half Bursary Includes

  • Free tickets to all programme events, unless otherwise specified.
  • A creative writing workshop of your choice, with 6 hrs tuition over 3 days.
  • An invitation to ABC Council, and NSMC Festival receptions.

Apply for a Bursary

Apply online for a bursary using the buttons above or below. You can also apply using an offline copy of the application which you can find here.

Bursary applications usually take 20 to 30 minutes to complete and are open to all residents of Northern Ireland and Ireland who are 18 years old or more.

Those who have received a bursary within the previous three years may be deemed ineligible. Bursaries funded by local councils are awarded to those who live within those designated council postcode areas only. 

Apply Online for a Bursary

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John Hewitt Society

The John Hewitt Society is a not-for-profit, charitable status, limited liability company | Charity Reg No NIC102629 Company No NI041294

contact

The John Hewitt Society, The MAC - level 3, 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ | 028 9032 4522 | hello@johnhewittsociety.org

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