The Competition for the 2019-20 CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in Creative Writing will open in March 2019.
Candidates may submit proposals in the field of creative writing. All materials should be submitted digitally if possible, on cd, dvd or flash drive. Hard copies of work samples are optional but may be included in the application package. In the event manuscripts are submitted which are not firmly attached to an application, each should be individually labeled to show the applicant's name. The date of execution of each work should be given. For the purpose of historical value, the winner is expected to submit a signed and dated manuscript to be added to the CINTAS Fellows Collection.
Since 1963, the CINTAS Foundation has awarded over 81 fellowships in creative writing. In addition to supporting Cuban artists, many early in their careers, the CINTAS Foundation also maintains a growing collection of works by past awardees and other esteemed Cuban artists. For the purpose of historical value and documentation, award recipients are encouraged to submit creative writings sample, signed book, or other such representative samples of their work to be added to the CINTAS Fellows Collection after the grant period.