Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Scholarship

Who Is Eligible:

Any poet of American birth who is able to spend one year outside the continent of North America. There is no age requirement, and there is no requirement that applicants be enrolled in a university or other education program. While many recent winners have been published poets, there is no requirement that applicants have previously published their work.

In order to apply, please mail to:

Thomas H.P. Whitney, Jr. and William A. Lowell
Trustees under the Will of Amy Lowell
Choate, Hall & Stewart, LLP
2 International Place
Boston, MA 02110
the following:
  • Two copies of the completed application. You may also, but need not, submit a 2 to 3 page curriculum vitae (again, two copies).
  • A sample of your poetry, consisting of either up to 40 typed pages (two copies) or two copies of a printed volume of your poetry and two copies of no more than 20 additional typed pages.

Deadline: 10/15/2018 October 15th, annually
Amount: Approximately $54,000
How to apply:

For more information, please vist: Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship



The large number of applicants unfortunately precludes extending the October 15 deadline. Therefore, the application is past due this year, please check it back for further information.