Scottish Book Trust in association with Creative Scotland

Deadline: Wednesday 4 July 2018, midday

If you're not ready to fill out your application right now, please Bookmark this page or hit 'Save Draft' at the bottom of the page so you can return to it later. 


Everything you need for your application:

  • Your personal details.
  • A list of your writing achievements to date. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A personal statement telling us how a New Writers Award would benefit your      development as a writer. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A sample of your writing, such as a short story, several stories or an extract from a longer piece of work. (Word limit: 3,500 words.)
  • If your sample is an extract from a longer work, we also need a synopsis. (Word limit: 500 words.)

Before starting your application:

  • We strongly suggest writing out your answers on a separate document to save and redraft as needed.   
  • For applicants submitting a picture book manuscript: The panel can only consider your writing and any supplementary illustrations cannot be attached to this form. If you have any queries about this please contact applications@scottishbooktrust.com
  • Please do not include hyperlinks or links to Websites in your application.   
  • Take note, you won’t be able to apply formatting to your application including bold, italics and underlining text.   

This application can be made available in other formats on request. If you need assistance with making your application or have other access needs, please get in touch.

For all enquiries please email: applications@scottishbooktrust.com.




Scottish Book Trust in association with Creative Scotland

Deadline: Wednesday 4 July 2018, midday

If you're not ready to fill out your application right now, please Bookmark this page or hit 'Save Draft' at the bottom of the page so you can return to it later

Everything you need for your application:

  • Your personal details.
  • A list of your writing achievements to date. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A personal statement telling us how a New Writers Award would benefit your      development as a writer. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A sample of your writing. This can include short stories or an extract from a longer piece of work. (Word limit: 3,500 words.)
  • If your sample is an extract from a longer work, please include a synopsis. (Word limit: 500 words.)

Submitting your application:

  • We strongly suggest writing out your answers on a separate document to save and redraft as needed. 
  • Please do not include hyperlinks or links to Websites in your application.
  • Take note, you won’t be able to apply formatting to your application including bold, italics and underlining text.   

This application can be made available in other formats on request. If you need assistance with making your application or have other access needs, please get in touch.

For all enquiries please email: applications@scottishbooktrust.com.





Scottish Book Trust in association with Creative Scotland

Deadline: Wednesday 4 July 2018, midday


If you're not ready to fill out your application right now, please Bookmark this page or hit 'Save Draft' at the bottom of the page so you can return to it later

Everything you need for your application:

  • Your personal details.
  • A list of your writing achievements to date. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A personal statement telling us how a New Writers Award would benefit your development as a writer. (Word limit: 500 words.)
  • A sample of your poetry. (Written samples: up to 10 poems, no more than 200 lines. Recordings of performance poetry: no more than 5 minutes in total.)  
  • If your sample is an extract from a longer work, we also need to  a synopsis. (Word limit: 500  words.)

Submitting your application:

  • We strongly suggest writing out your answers on a separate document to save and redraft as needed.  
  • The form doesn’t automatically count the lines in your poetry. Please check this offline before submitting.
  • Please do not include hyperlinks or links to Websites in your application. 
  • Take note, you won’t be able to apply formatting to your application including bold, italics and underlining text.   

This application can be made available in other formats on request. If you need assistance with making your application or have other access needs, please get in touch.

For all enquiries please email: applications@scottishbooktrust.com.