Kathryn A. Manoogian Schol in Creative Writing


  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Intent: For one or two new or continuing graduate students in Creative Writing awarded on the basis of merit and financial need.
  • Criteria:
    1) All creative writing graduate students will be considered based on merit and financial need.
    2) Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Application.
    3) Must have financial need as determined by FAFSA or the California Dream Application.
    4) Students who meet the AB540 definition are eligible to apply.
  • Major: Multiple: English, Creative Writing
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A, Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 3 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: US Citizen
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Creative Writing Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 573
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1891
  • Email: cwriting@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/department-resources
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload a one to two page essay (double-spaced) about your educational background, academic and creative goals, and a brief statement of financial need as a pdf or doc.
  2. Upload a creative writing sample, (either 3-5 poems, 5 pages of fiction, or 5 pages of a play or manuscript as a pdf or doc file.