Scholarship Detail

Stanford Creative Writing Program Stegner Fellowships

Program Information

Deadline Month: December
Application Deadline Dates: 12/01/2021
Award Amount: $26,000 per year (2 yrs)
The Stanford Creative Writing Program offers new writers the company of their peers and the guidance of experienced and accomplished writers in a supportive literary environment. Unique among writing programs, Stanford offers ten two-year fellowships each year, five in fiction and five in poetry. Fellows in each genre meet twice a week in workshop with faculty. There are no curricular requirements other than workshop attendance, and the program offers no degree. In awarding fellowships the quality of the candidate's creative work, potential for growth and ability to contribute to and profit from the writing workshops are considered.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student, Recent Grad
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: No
Letters of Rec: No
Letters of Rec Notes: Asks for names of two recommenders, but doesn't require letters.
Resume: No
Personal Essay: No
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: Statement of plans of not more than 1000 words.
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Writing sample (not more than 9000 words for fiction, not more than 15 pages for poetry)

Further Information

Stanford Creative Writing Program
450 Serra Mall, Building 460
(650) 723-0011