Miriam Ylvisaker Fellowship


  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Intent: To be able to offer a fellowship to an entering MFA students. This fellowship will attract applicants to our program.
  • Criteria:
    1) No Application; All applicants to the MFA program.
    2) Selection will be based on quality of writing, 2 recommendation letters and undergraduate GPA.
  • Major: Single: Creative Writing
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Entering MFA student
  • 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: N/A; 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
  • Email: cwriting@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/department-resources
  • Number of Awards: varies