Delaying the Real World

A Twentysomething's Guide to Seeking Adventure

Delay the Real World Now!

Tell us what YOU would do if you could postpone the 9-5 grind, and we just might make your dreams for adventure come true. Apply for the Delay the Real World Fellowship and you're in the running for a $3,000 grant for your very own bold, exhilarating, and fulfilling adventure. For suggested adventures and inspiration, check out Delaying the Real World by Colleen Kinder.

Qualifications: Applicants must be in the greatest decade of life, (THE TWENTIES! — Ages 21 through 29), and a U.S. citizen. There is no educational requirement to apply.

Requirements: Eligible applicants must propose in writing via email a gutsy and worthwhile adventure in the spirit of Delaying the Real World and the young adventurers who fill the book. There is no time length requirement on your adventure, though the fellowship committee will take into account how well your proposed idea maximizes the $3,000 grant. The winner must begin the fellowship within four (4) months of award date, which will be no later than May 31st 2006, and be willing to report any fellowship-related escapades back to the fellowship committee, including occasional photographic evidence.

Fellowship Sponsor:
Running Press Book Publishers
125 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4399

Application Fee: Zilch.

Application: To apply, complete our online application form. Start dreaming today so you can make your adventurous scheme a reality with a little help from us.

Application Deadline: April 14, 2006.

WINNER: Winner will be selected on the basis of the ingenuity of his or her detailed proposal. The fellowship committee (Running Press & Colleen Kinder) will notify the winner by May 31st, 2006. The winner will be featured on and must be available at an agreed time and date to attend a dinner with Colleen Kinder and the fellowship committee in New York City at your expense. (Just the travel; dinner is on us!)

Questions? Email, and be sure to visit the Delaying the Real World message boards to fuel your appetite for adventure in good company.

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