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Scholarship opportunity for emerging Greenville writers

Glenis Redmond Scholarship for Emerging Writers

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, February 28, 2021


Glenis Redmond’s love of words has carried her across the country for two decades.

She travels nationally and internationally reading and teaching poetry and has had posts as the poet-in-residence at the Peace Center in Greenville and at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Glenis is a Cave Canem Fellow, a North Carolina Literary Fellowship Recipient, and a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist. She also helped create the first Writer-in-Residence at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Glenis believes that poetry is a healer, and she can be found in the trenches across the world applying pressure to those in need, one poem at a time.

In 2020, she was awarded the South Carolina Governor’s Award for the Arts as the artist recipient.


About the scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors or first-year college students to support their development as creative writers as they attend college.

  • Award amount: $1,000
  • Submissions open: January 1st
  • Submissions close: February 28th
  • Winner announced: March 15th

Eligibility

College-bound high school seniors and first-year college students, ages 17-20, and who are current residents of Greenville County, South Carolina. Students may enroll in any major but must plan to further develop their creative writing abilities.

Students must plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year college on either a part-time or full-time basis.

Visit this link to apply.


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