Thiel Grant for Online Writing – Call For Application

The Thiel Grant for Online Writing supports inventive writing for the internet. Recipients of the $5000 award commit to producing 50 posts on an agreed concept over a 12-month period. Australian online writers of all genres are encouraged to apply.

Criteria for selection:

  • Quality of idea. Unique and original concepts are encouraged. Projects should be sustainable, maintaining interest over 50 posts. (Assessed by 150-word pitch.)
  • Quality of writing. Applicants with strong existing online and social media writing will be favoured, although this need not be extensive. (Assessed by link/s to applicant’s writing available online.)

Applications for the inaugural grant are open until the 28 February, 2015.

For full details and to apply, please visit: