CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants

The CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants support New Zealand writers by providing assistance to writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project.

Four grants are awarded annually, these are:

  • *Three *Open Research Grants, each with funding of $5,000
  • *One *Stout Research Centre Grant, which includes funding of $5,000 and a six-week residential fellowship at the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University Wellington.
2019 applications are now closed
Application Guidelines and Criteria More information here
Next round
June 2020
Unsuccessful applicants will be advised before the announcement on Friday 6 September 2019. Successful recipients will be contacted directly and will be publicised widely through Copyright Licensing New Zealand and NZSA media channels.
Successful recipients for the 2018 round were announced at the New Zealand Society of Author's National Writers Forum on 22 September 2018 in Auckland. Read more here >>
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