Creative and Performing Arts - Creative Writing

(1) Recipient must be an incoming freshman.
(2) Recipient must have a minimum of 2.5 grade point average in high school.
(2) Recipient must declare a creative writing minor in his/her first year and maintain the minor in order for the scholarship to renew.
(3) Recipient may receive this annual scholarship for a maximum of four years.

Applicants must submit a sample of fiction, creative nonfiction, and/or poetry for review. For prose, the sample must be at least four pages, and for poetry the sample must consist of at least three poems. Applicants must also provide one letter of recommendation that speaks to the applicant’s creative writing abilities.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a writing sample. Your writing sample must be either fiction, creative non-fiction, and/or poetry. For prose, the sample must be at least four pages and for poetry it must include at least three poems. *Preferred document type is a Word Document*
  2. Please provide the name and email address of someone who can speak to your creative writing abilities. The reference can be from a high school teacher, guidance counselor, or other professional. Recommendations from family members will not be accepted. MAKE SURE to ask your reference if they can write a letter for you ahead of time and tell them that they will receive an email from us requesting it. Also tell them when the scholarship application deadline is.
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