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The Giller Mantella Scholarship

“The Giller Mantella Scholarship is a gift to the imaginations of future readers and writers alike. The scholarship makes it possible for young people who otherwise might not imagine themselves pursuing studies, vocations, and careers in writing to do so. Future readers across Canada and beyond will benefit.”

Randy Boyagoda – Novelist And Professor Of English, University Of Toronto

About the Scholarship

The Giller Mantella Scholarship is a collaboration between The Giller Foundation and Mantella Corporation. The scholarship is for Black, Indigenous and racialized students across Canada graduating high school and interested in continued education in creative writing and literature. The scholarship will award $10,000 to three deserving recipients each year to further their education. The program will run for three years with the potential to be extended.

Requirements & Eligibility

  • Graduating high school student
  • Identify as Black, Indigenous or racialized students
  • Cumulative average of 75
  • Pursuing a post-secondary degree in literature or creative writing
  • A 500-word essay describing your passion for literature.

Please click here for the Application!