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Summerfield G. Roberts Award

Sponsored by: Sons of the Republic of Texas

Award is to encourage literary effort and research about historical events and personalities during the days of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1846, and to stimulate interest in this period. Manuscript must be written or published during the calendar year for which the award is given and it may be either fiction or nonfiction, poetry, essay, play, short story, novel, or biography. Competition is open to all writers everywhere.


Application Deadline January 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Number of Applications 15
Percentage Granted 7%
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $2,500
Average $2,500
Min $2,500


Average 1

Contact Information

Janet Hickl
Administrative Assistant
Sons of the Republic of Texas

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