Sponsored entries for low income writers

SPONSORED ENTRIES BNA

Our gratitude to Kit de Waal for her generosity and assistance in establishing our sponsorship scheme for writers on low incomes. Since 2018 over 100 writers otherwise unable to afford entry fees have received free entry for our awards.

Our grateful thanks to 2019 winner Matthew Fox and shortlistee Ruth Ogilvie-Brown for sponsoring entry places for 2020’s prize.

If you are able to sponsor a place for a low income writer, please contact caroline@bathnovelaward.co.uk


HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPONSORED ENTRY PLACE

lease select the “sponsored entry application” option in the payment section of our online entry form. If applications exceed the number of sponsored places, the most promising novels will be selected.

Successful applicants will be contacted if longlisted and must be able to provide proof of financial eligibility such as: Jobseeker’s Allowance; Disability Benefit; Income Support; Working Tax Credit; Child Tax Credit; proof of being a full-time student; Housing Benefit; proof of being a full-time carer. All details will be kept entirely confidential.