Scholarships

The application window for the 2018-2019 Nana Lampton Scholarship for Emerging Writers is January 3–March 1, 2018.

The Nana Lampton Scholarship covers $5,000 of the annual tuition ($5,500) for the Carnegie Center’s Author Academy. The Scholarship is awarded to one applicant each year based on financial need in combination with writing goals, a writing sample, letter of recommendation, and a completed application.

This scholarship is offered in coordination with Nana Lampton–a writer, painter, arts advocate, and lifelong Kentuckian. Her books include The Moon with the Sun in Her Eye and Wash the Dust from My Eyes.

To apply for the Nana Lampton Carnegie Center Author Academy Scholarship, please submit the application (found by clicking the links below) to Marcia Thornton Jones at mjones@carnegiecenterlex.org no later than March 1, 2018.

Click here to access the 2018-19 CCAA Program & Scholarship Application (PDF). (right-click and choose “save as”)
Click here to download the 2018-19 CCAA Program & Scholarship Application (Word).
(downloads immediately)

All applications received by the March 1, 2018 deadline will be reviewed by a committee. The recipient of the Nana Lampton Carnegie Center Author Academy Scholarship will be announced on April 2, 2018.

If you would like to apply to the Carnegie Center’s Author Academy and do NOT require financial aid please go directly to the standard application.