Prizes, grants and awards
The Travelling Scholarships were established in 1944 to enable British creative writers to keep in touch with their colleagues abroad.
As directed by the anonymous founder of the trust, the Scholarships are administered by the Society and recipients are nominated by the Society’s Committee of Management.
Applications for the awards are not accepted.
Past winners of the awards have included C. Day Lewis, V.S. Pritchett, William Samson, Dylan Thomas, Laurie Lee, William Golding, Margaret Drabble, Stevie Smith, Naomi Lewis, Ronald Blythe, William Trevor, Maureen Duffy, Edward Blishen, Fay Weldon, Hilary Spurling, A.L. Barker, Sybille Bedford, Adrian Mitchell, Robert Nye, Jenny Diski, Robert Macfarlane and Helen Simpson.
Awards and Prize Winners 2007
Betty Trask Prize and Awards
Betty Trask Prizes and Awards (past winners)
Cholmondeley Awards for Poets
Cholmondeley Awards for Poets (past winners)
Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography
Elizabeth Longford Prize (past winners)
Encore Award (past winners)
Eric Gregory Awards
Eric Gregory Trust Fund Awards (winners)
McKitterick Prize (past winners)
Sagittarius Prize (past winners)
Somerset Maugham Awards
Somerset Maugham Awards (past winners)
The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year
The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year (past winners)
Tom Gallon Trust Award and The Olive Cook Prize
Tom-Gallon Award for a short story (past winners)