Marcus Second Year Graduate Student Scholarship

LIBERAL & CREATIVE ARTS
Scholarship awarded for the Fall semester

  • Awarding Department: Creative Writing
  • Scholarship Intent: For graduate students in any of the genres who have shown their commitment to rich and ambitious writing and translation. Students submit a work-in-progress that demonstrates attention to craft, cultural/social awareness, and the complexity of human experience. The recipient would also be a student for whom this award would make a significant difference in their ability to focus on their studies and their writing.
  • Criteria:
    1) Open to graduate students who will be entering their second year.
    Students upload a work in progress and a brief description (no more than 200 words) of how this award would make a difference in their ability to focus on their studies and their writing.
    Along with the following:
    Playwriting Submissions: 20-40-pages.
    Fiction and Creative Non-fiction Submissions: 20 pages.
    Poetry Submissions: 10 pages.
    Translation submissions: 10 to 20 pages.
  • Major: Single: Creative Writing
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters/MFA or MA (must be entering second year of graduate study)
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State student
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 1 unit
  • 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; SF State Grad GPA: 3.0
  • 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: http://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/scholarships
  • Number of Awards: 2

Award
2,500
Deadline
10/19/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be entering your second year of graduate study?
  2. Students upload a work in progress and a brief description (no more than 200 words) of how this award would make a difference in their ability to focus on their studies and their writing. Along with the following: Playwriting Submissions: 20-40-pages. Fiction and Creative Non-fiction Submissions: 20 pages. Poetry Submissions: 10 pages. Translation submissions: 10 to 20 pages.
    • Upload a brief description (no more than 200 words) of how this award would make a difference in your ability to focus on your studies and your writing.
    • Upload a work in progress: Playwriting Submissions: 20-40-pages. Fiction and Creative Non-fiction Submissions: 20 pages. Poetry Submissions: 10 pages. Translation submissions: 10 to 20 pages.