Online Competition in Writing with £10,000 Award from The Alpine Fellowship

Online Competition in Writing with £10,000 Award from The Alpine Fellowship

The Alpine Fellowship

The Alpine Fellowship

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Nonprofit organization
01 Apr 2020
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Opportunity funding
Full funding
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All Regions

The Alpine Fellowship Writing Competition is now available for writers all over the world with awards of up to £10,000. This year’s competition is under the title “Forgiveness and Retribution”. 


  1. The first place receives a £10,000 cash prize and is presented with the award by the poet John Burnside. 
  2. The second place receives a £3,000 cash prize.
  3. The third-place receives  £2,000. 
  4. The winner and two runners up are invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium. 


  1. The competition is open to all nationalities.
  2. You should be aged 18 and above. 
  3. A maximum of 2500 words per entry is allowed. 
  4. The competition is limited to one entry per person. 
  5. The text must not have been published, self-published or accepted for publication in print or online, or have won or been placed in another competition at any time (including the Alpine Fellowship Academic Writing Prize). 
  6. No correspondence can be entered after final deadline.
  7. Judging is anonymous, so please ensure your name does not appear anywhere on the files you submit.

About the Alpine Fellowship:

The Alpine Fellowship is a group of writers, thinkers, and artists who are passionate about learning and communicating with a view to better understanding themselves and others. It values a capacity for openness - being engaged in critically reflecting on firmly held beliefs; the courage to be vulnerable - speaking from a place of lived experience; the drive for curiosity - being truly able to receive and listen to others. It cares about discovering what an alternative model of education might look like. The Alpine Fellowship welcomes and seeks the support, contribution, and presence of anyone who relates to what it cares about. 

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