Department scholarship and award recipients are selected by the department faculty each year. If you have questions regarding departmental awards, contact your faculty advisor.
Scholarships available to undergraduate students in the Creative Writing MFA include the following opportunities.
- The Frances Tebet Israel Prize in Poetry and Fiction is given at the end of every year for the best master’s thesis in poetry and the best master’s thesis in fiction.
- The Joseph Beam Scholarship Prize is awarded annually to a student in the creative writing program who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need, and has written an essay or literary piece of interest and importance to sexual minorities.
- The William H. Gunn Scholarship in Creative Writing provides financial aid to graduate students enrolled in the creative writing program.