Tillie Olsen Prize - Creative Writing/Women Gender


  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing and Women and Gender Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: To award one $500 prize this year to a Creative Writing major whose writing is judged to be the best entry for that year and reflective of the issues or concerns or themes expressed in Tillie Olsen’s life work.
  • Criteria: The prize will be awarded annually, alternatively to an undergraduate student currently attending SF State majoring in Creative Writing or Women and Gender Studies(WGS).
  • Major: Multiple: Creative Writing or Women and Gender Studies
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any, Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 1 UNIT; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Creative Writing
  • Campus Address: HUM 573
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1810
  • Email: cwriting@sfsu.edu
  • Web page:https://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/department-resources
  • Number of Awards: 1

Women and Gender Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an undergraduate Creative Writing or Women and Gender Studies major who will be enrolled full time in Spring 2024? (if not, you are not eligible for this scholarship)
  2. Please upload your entry for the Tillie Olsen Prize.