The Villa Decius Association and the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation invite German writers, translators of German literature into Polish, and translators of Polish literature into German to apply for residence scholarships at Villa Decius in Krakow. The creative scholarships are associated with the DAGNY – literary events and scholarships program. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2012. The duration of the residence scholarship is 3 months either from April to June or from August to October 2011. Applications indicating a preferred scholarship period are to be sent via e-mail directly to the below address, to the attention of Villa Decius’s project coordinator.
WHO CAN APPLY
Writers from Germany who have published at least one book;
Translators of German literature into the Polish language;
Translators of Polish literature into the German language.
WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDE?
Accommodation at Łaski House, an annex to the historic Villa Decius palace in a beautiful park setting in Krakow (one-person room with washroom facilities and free internet access, shared kitchen: www.villa.org.pl)
A monthly stipend of 3.000 PLN (approx. 750 EUR) gross
Support from the Villa Decius Association in preparing for the stay, in organizing literary meetings, interviews and workshops as well as networking with publishers and literary critics.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications (in either the Polish or German language) including a copy of an identity document, curriculum vitae, a list of translations/ publications, a letter of motivation, as well as a plan for the scholarship period, are to be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 January 2011.
Decisions regarding scholarship applications will be made jointly by the Villa Decius Association and the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, and will be announced by 15 February 2011.