08 November 2010

The Third Annual Mark Farrington Personal Writing Award, prize: $500

Post date: 08 November 2010
Deadline: 30 December 2011

The Northern Virginia Writing Project is pleased to announce the third annual Mark Farrington Personal Writing Award of $500 to be granted to one NVWP Teacher Consultant to further his or her personal writing.

The money may be used to attend a conference or workshop, to take a course, to purchase books, to buy release time—anything directly related to furthering his or her personal writing. All TC’s are eligible, whether they are currently teaching, working in another field, or retired.

Those interested should send a letter of no more than 250 words to Donald R. Gallehr at the address below, describing why you think you deserve the award and how you will spend the money. Deadline for applications is February 1, 2011; notification of the award is February 15, 2011; and the money must be spent by December 30, 2011.

Obviously, we are most grateful to Mark for this incredibly thoughtful and generous act.

Please send letters of interest to:

Donald R. Gallehr
Director, Northern Virginia Writing Project
English Department
3E4 George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

More information here.
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