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Fellowships

Opportunity: Bard Fiction Prize
Host: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Length: Six Months
Genre: Fiction
Compensation: $3,000
Activities: Lectures, Consultations
Restriction: Published Book Required
Deadline: July 15
Reference: http://www.bard.edu/bfp/


Opportunity: International Writers Project Fellow
Host: Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island
Length: One Year
Genre: Fiction or Poetry
Compensation: $45,000/year
Restriction: For International Writers
Deadline: February 15
Reference: http://www.brown.edu/academics/literary-arts/international-writers-project/
Contact: Lori Baker (lori_baker@brown.edu)


Opportunity: Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing
Host: Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Length: Four months
Genre: Prose or Poetry
Compensation: $4,000
Activities: Editing, Reading, no teaching
Deadline: February 1
Reference: http://www.bucknell.edu/centers-institutes-and-resources/stadler-center-for-poetry/programs-and-residencies/philip-roth-residences-in-creative-writing.html

Opportunity: Steinbeck Fellows Program
Host: Center for Steinbeck Studies, in San Jose, California
Length: One Year
Genre: literary scholarship, fiction, drama, education, science, media
Compensation: $10,000
Activities: Reading
Restriction: Must reside (or relocate to) San Jose, CA area
Deadline: January 3
Reference: http://www.sjsu.edu/steinbeck/fellows/

Opportunity: Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship
Host: Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia
Length: One Year
Genre: Poetry, Fiction
Activities: 2-1 teaching load
Compensation: $30,000
Restriction: MFA/Ph.D in last five years, with CW teaching experience
Deadline: November 16
Reference: http://creativewriting.emory.edu/home/people/fellowship-positions.html

Opportunity: Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships
Host: Williams College, in Williamstown, MA
Length: Two years
Genre: scholarship and creative writing
Compensation: $37,000 stipend + $4,000 research expenses + benefits
Activities: Teaching 1 course per year
Restriction: For underrepresented groups (this includes women and POC)
Deadline: November 15
Reference: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/


Opportunity: Tickner Writing Fellowship
Host: Gilman School, in Baltimore, Maryland
Length: One year
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Compensation: $30,000 + benefits
Activities: Directs reading series, Teaches 1 section of CW, Advises lit magazine, consultations with students
Restriction: Candidates often have published books (not explicitly required)
Deadline: December 9
Reference: https://www.gilman.edu/tickner-writing-fellow

Opportunity: Hub City Writer-in-Residence
Host: Hub City Writers Project, in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Length: 9 months
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Compensation: $750/month
Activities: Conferences, Editing, Community service project, work in bookstore
Restriction: Must have demonstrable dedication to community service
Deadline: February 15
Reference: https://www.hubcity.org/programs/residencies

Opportunity: The Kenyon Review Fellowship
Host: Kenyon College, in Gambier, Ohio
Length: Two years
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Compensation: $32,500/year, plus benefits
Activities: Teach 1 class/year, 15hs/week advising, summer teaching,
Restriction: Must have completed MFA or PhD at time of application
Deadline: October 1
Reference: http://www.kenyonreview.org/programs/fellowship
Contacts: Tory Weber (webert@kenyon.edu) 

Opportunity: Milton Postgraduate Fellowships
Host: Milton Center, in Seattle, Washington
Length: 9 months
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Compensation: $16,000
Activities: Community service, teaching
Restriction: For Christian Writers with MA or MFA
Deadline: March 15
Reference: https://www.imagejournal.org/fellowship-opportunities/
Contact: Anna Johnson (miltoncenter@imagejournal.org)

Opportunity: Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing
Host: Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York
Length: One academic year in residence
Genre: Nonfiction
Compensation: $37,500 + health, benefits and travel
Activities: 1-1 teaching load and public reading
Restriction: Book project underway
Deadline: January 15
Reference: For additional information contact atenglishdept@colgate.edu or 315-228-7262.

Opportunity: Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency
Host: PEN Northwest, in Elmira, Oregon
Length: 7 months
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Compensation: $5,000
Activities: One hour of caretaking work per day
Restriction: Pets must be housebroken (Couples and children are welcome)
Deadline: March 1
Reference: http://www.johndaniel-author.net/mdb-res.php
Contact: John Daniel (johndaniel48@yahoo.com)


Opportunity: Fellowships at the Lewis Center
Host: Princeton University, in Princeton, New Jersey
Length: One Year
Genre: Poetry, Prose, Plays, Performance—all forms of artistic expression.
Compensation: $65,800/year
Activities: Teaching 1-1
Restriction: “awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise”
Deadline: August 2014
Reference: http://arts.princeton.edu/fellowships/

Opportunity: Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship
Host: Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts
Length: 7 months
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Compensation: $750/month, plus room and board
Deadline: December 1
Reference: http://web.fawc.org/apply

Opportunity: Wallace Stegner Fellowship
Host: Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, in Stanford, California
Length: Two years
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Compensation: $26,000/year, plus benefits
Activities: Weekly writing workshop, participation in campus activities
Deadline: December 1
Reference: http://creativewriting.stanford.edu/stegner-fellowship-complete-list-of-stegner-fellows

Opportunity: Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship
Host: Washington College, in Chestertown, Maryland
Length: 9 months
Genre: Nonfiction
Compensation: $45,000 + benefits and residence
Activities: Teach 1 undergraduate fall class, perform 1 spring workshop or reading
Restriction: “supports outstanding writing on American history and culture by both scholars and nonacademic authors”
Deadline: November 1
Reference: http://www.washcoll.edu/centers/starr/full-year-fellowships.php
Contact: jtitus2@washcoll.edu 

Opportunity: Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship
Host: University of Wisconsin, in Madison, Wisconsin
Length: One year
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Compensation: $27,000 + benefits
Activities: Teaching, Readings, Editing
Restriction: holders of PhD or MFA degree
Deadline: February 28
Reference: http://creativewriting.wisc.edu/fellowsapply.html
Contacts: Sean Bishop (institutemail@english.wisc.edu)

 


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