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Position/Program: Harvard Academic Scholars Program Deadline: October 01, 2010

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions. Their scholarship may elucidate domestic, comparative, or transnational issues, past or present. The Academy Scholars are a select community of individuals with resourcefulness, initiative, curiosity, and originality,...

Position/Program: The PEN Translation Fund Deadline: January 14, 2010

The PEN Translation Fund provides grants to support the translation of book-length works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, or drama that have not previously appeared in English or have appeared only in an egregiously flawed translation. There are no restrictions on the nationality or citizenship of the translator, but the works must be translated into English. The Fund seeks to encourage translators to undertake projects they might not otherwise have had the means to attempt. Anthologies with...

Position/Program: The East-West Center

The East-West Center is an education and research organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States.

Position/Program: American Poets Fund - Emergency Funds

The fund assists poets of demonstrated ability who are in a state of urgent financial need. Grants cannot be used to promote or otherwise enhance literary talent or reputation, and applications are not accepted. Academy Chancellors, Fellows, and prize winners must bring the circumstances of qualifying poets to the attention of the American Poets Fund committee by sending a letter of nomination, including specifics about the nominee's current financial situation, to the Executive Director of the Academy....

Position/Program: American Society of Journalists and Authors Writer’s Emergency Assistance Fund

American Society of Journalists and Authors Writer’s Emergency Assistance Fund offers first-time grants of up to $3,500 for established nonfiction writers in crisis situations. In extreme situations writers may apply for a second grant of up to $2,500 six months after the first grant. Applicants need not be ASJA members. Application and details available on web site:

Position/Program: A Room of Her Own

A Room of Her Own supports women who have a commitment to their art and who are also making a substantial effort to be self-sufficient. Fellowships of $50,000 are awarded to bridge the often fatal gap between a woman's economic reality and her artistic creation. One fellowship is awarded biennially. The successful applicant must have a well articulated creative project concept and a clear plan for how it may accomplished. The next grant cycle will be in 2009. Website:

Position/Program: Author’s League Fund

Fund offers interest-free loans of between $2,000 and $3,000 to writers with severe medical/health-related problems and other serious misfortunes. No membership necessary. Application and details available on web site:

Position/Program: Actor’s Fund Financial Assistance Programs

Several programs available with specific eligibility requirements available to applicants with five years' experience working in entertainment who have earned a minimum of $6,500 per year in the industry. See web site for details:

Position/Program: The Carnegie Fund

Offers grants to authors who might have an unexpected emergency for which they need funds. This is usually a medical or other unforeseen emergency for which a one-time grant of several thousand dollars, at most, would suffice. The grants are not meant to underwrite projects. Applicants must prove they are published authors.

Position/Program: Change, Inc.

Change, Inc. provides one-time emergency grants of up to $1000 to artists of any discipline. Applicants must be professional artists who can demonstrate need. Each applicant must submit a detailed letter describing the financial emergency, copies of outstanding bills, medical fee estimates and current financial statements, along with a career resume, reviews, exhibition or performance announcements, and two letters of reference from someone in affiliated field. See web site for details:

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