Young Writer Award of $4,000 for Palestinians from Qattan Foundation 2019

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Young Writer Award of $4,000 for Palestinians from Qattan Foundation 2019

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Culture And Arts Programme at AM Qattan Foundation announces the call for applications for the 2019 Young Writer Award in each of the following literary categories:

  1. Novel.
  2. Short story (a collection of stories between 75-120 pages of medium sized papers).
  3. Poetry (between 75 to 120 pages of medium sized papers).

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Age ranged between 22 and 35 years (between 1/1/1984 and 31/12/1996)
  2. Winners have no problem to publish their work, and works which are recommended by the jury.
  3. The participant must be Palestinian regardless of the residency, also the literary work must be in Arabic and not previously published.
  4. Young writers from the occupied Syrian Golan can participate in this competition.

Selection criteria:

  1. The literary work should be in Arabic and not published previously (papers or electronically).
  2. Work should be completed and can be published in the form of an independent book.
  3. Works must be printed on the both sides of the page, using type of font (Simplified Arabic) with font size 14.
  4. The name of the participant must be written on the cover page only .
  5. Works must contain a title, even if it was temporarily, and must be written on the cover page and the following page only .


$4,000 for each category of the competition.

Note: Those who have already won the first prize in the Young Writer Award in any category of the competition can not apply to the same literary category in which they won the prize.

AM Qattan Foundation's mission:

The Foundation is an independent institution, working in the knowledge and creativity sectors, using an integrative approach and targeting a variety of social groups, particularly children, teachers and young artists. It seeks to empower free individuals within a dynamic Palestinian and Arab culture, through a long-term, participatory developmental ethos. This is achieved through programmes that foster critical thinking, research, creativity and the production of knowledge, and that aim to provide inspiring models of giving, transparency and excellence.

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Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
22 -35
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Participation fees
Opportunity will take place in
Not specified
Required Documents
Copy of Passport, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
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Qattan Foundation

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