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New Scholarship Award for Yeats International Summer School

New Scholarship Award for Yeats International Summer School
4 May, 2018

Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to announce a new scholarship for the 59th Yeats International Summer School 19th - 27th July 2018. The Hawk’s Well Theatre was established in 1982 and provides a welcome, friendly venue for the community of Sligo and the North West. In addition to hosting the best of national and international artists, it also gives artistic opportunities to performers in the community and inspires people of all ages to engage with the Arts through a workshops and events. In keeping with the ethos of arts for all, everybody is welcome to apply for Hawk’s Well Theatre Sligo scholarship. There is no age limit or academic requirement.

The scholarship is valued at €650 and covers tuition costs only. Applicants will have to cover travel & accommodation costs themselves. The award will enable the successful recipient to attend 12 wonderful lecturers and cultural events. Guest speakers this year include journalist Fintan O’Toole and author Mike McCormick.  The Summer School offers a unique learning experience through the sharing of ideas and opinions, during both the formal and informal events of the programme. It is a great opportunity to meet with likeminded individuals who are passionate about literature.


To apply, please submit 500 words (or less) on why the Summer School would be of benefit to you. You can talk about what Yeats means to you or you can talk/write about who is your biggest inspiration. You can talk/write almost anything you like, but remember you are applying for a Hawk’s Well Theatre - Yeats Summer School Scholarship.

Please include your name, contact phone number and e-mail address with your submission.

The award recipient will be asked to write a short summary about their experience at the school which will be shared on the theatre’s website.


The deadline for scholarship applicants is 5pm, Friday 8th June.
The award winner will be announced on Yeats Day, June 13th 2018.


You may send your applications by post marked: Yeats Summer School Scholarship 2018, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street, Sligo. Co Sligo.


By email to:

We welcome all applications and we look forward to hearing from you.

The Scholarship Committee will look at all applications.
The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative (either in part or whole).
The scholarship is valued at €650 and covers tuition costs only. The successful recipient will have to cover their own travel & accommodation costs.
The Hawk’s Well Theatre decision will be final.

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