A Short History:
The Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust was established following the death of Ashton Wylie in 1999. Ashton Wylie, an Auckland businessman, was a philanthropist with a wide range of interest particularly in the area of spirituality, personal development and positive relationships. Read More »
Of his many interests, Ashton singled out the "purpose of assisting people to become more perfectly loving" to be the principal purpose of the AWCT.
These instructions have been formalised into the AWCT Objectives.
AWCT Book and Manuscript Awards
The $10,000 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award is for a book in the Mind Body Spirit genre, published between April 1 and March 31. Deadline is 31 March, in any given year.
The $10,000 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Unpublished Manuscript Award is for a manuscript in the Mind Body Spirit genre. Deadline is 31 March, in any given year.
Entries will be accepted from 15 January each year.
2016 Finalists:Click here to view the 2016 Finalists »
Application and criteria documents for the 2016 awards:
|Book Award Criteria|
|Book Award Eligibility|
|Book Award Application|
|Manuscript Award Criteria|
|Manuscript Award Application|