The Thomas Lux Scholarship application is available to poets who have not previously attended a festival workshop and who wish to attend one of the workshops at the 16th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. The deadline to apply is November 10, 2019. A Thomas Lux Scholarship Award will be made by November 26, 2019 and notification will be made by email.
The Thomas Lux Scholarship covers Full Participant Tuition. The approximate value of the fellowship is $950.00. Please note: Application fee, travel expense, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient.
Any applicant who has not previously attended a festival workshop will be considered for this fellowship. To apply, please submit a writing sample and cover letter of introduction including a brief informal statement of need. Your application will be evaluated by our independent reader. Before you apply, please carefully consider your availability for the festival dates to be sure you will be able to attend in January 20-25, 2020, if selected. If you are applying for a scholarship you are indicating need to us. We ask that you do not also apply as a regular participant.
We are grateful for the support of the generous donors who have made this opportunity possible to honor the life, work, and the poetry of Thomas Lux.