The Miles Morland Writing Scholarship


Morland Travel Awards

Morland Travel Awards For the last 10 years, the MMF ( ) has been giving writing scholarships to great African writers so they could take time out to write the books they had proposed, our motive being to enable African writers to get their voices heard globally. From the feedback we have had, our

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Morland Writing Scholarships 2022 Winners

The judges met this week to decide on the Morland Writing Scholars for 2022. The new Scholars are: Muhammad L. Kejera (Gambia) Neema Komba (Tanzania) Chido Muchemwa (Zimbabwe) Chika Oduah (Nigeria) Lanre Otaiku (Nigeria) The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow them to take a year off to write their book. The

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Morland African Writing Scholarships Opening Date 2022

The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2022 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Friday 1st July. The deadline for submissions is Monday 19th September. For all information on how to submit an application please see the page marked ‘Entry Requirements and FAQs’ on our website (

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Siphiwe Ndlovu Awarded Windham-Campbell Prize

The Miles Morland Foundation is delighted that 2018 Zimbabwean scholar, Siphiwe Ndlovu, has been awarded one of the prestigious Windham-Campbell prizes. Recipients of the prize receive $165,000. The award was set up by writer Donald Windham and his partner Sandy M. Campbell to highlight literary achievement. This year marks its 10th anniversary and Director of

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Mozambican publisher launches app with MMF support

We are pleased to announce that Mozambican publisher, Ethale, has successfully launched an app to make African books available in Portuguese, with help, in part, from funding from the Miles Morland Foundation. To find out more, please read James Murua’s blog post here.

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