Creative Writing Scholarship

January 16, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

Waldorf University's English department offers renewable scholarships worth up to $15,000 for aspiring creative writers, scholars, and literature enthusiasts interested in pursuing studies in Creative Writing.

Scholarship Details

  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $15,000
  • Renewable Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants should have a passion for Creative Writing.
  • Applicants must plan to pursue a minor or major in Creative Writing at Waldorf University.

Application Process

  1. Complete the scholarship application form.
  2. Upload one or more of the following as part of your application:
    • A 200-word response explaining the role of writing in your life.
    • Five poems.
    • Ten typed double-spaced pages of fiction or creative non-fiction, including your name, page numbers, and the piece's title in the header.
  3. Submit your application by January 16th for first consideration. Strong applications will be accepted until all scholarships have been awarded.
  4. The selection process is based on craftsmanship and future potential that would benefit from creative writing mentorship, rather than your prior academic achievements. Scholarship Search