Marcus Recruitment Award


  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Intent: A recruitment scholarship for two MA/MFA applicants to support their first year of study in our program. All applicants accepted into our MA or MFA program will be eligible. Recipients for the award will be selected in Spring by TT faculty application readers, based on the promise of the applicant’s writing sample submitted as part of their application. The writing sample will show the applicant’s willingness to explore with the craft of their genre complex human experience. Writing sample may also show writers willingness to take risks and innovate within their genre.
  • Criteria: All applicants accepted into the Creative Writing MA or MFA program.
  • Major: Single: Creative Writing
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters/MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Entering
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 3 units
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Creative Writing Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 573
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1891
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  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies