English Department Creative Writing Awards

  • Master, Bachelor
  • Tuition fee waiver
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During the academic year, the UW English Department awards approximately eleven scholarships to distinguished UW English majors, undergraduate and graduate student writers of poetry and fiction.

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Criteria varies with each scholarship. All applicants must be in the English Department at the University of Washington.

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Please submit a separate packet for each award. Submissions should include 2 collated and clipped copies (4 copies if applying for the Milliman or the Draham) of the following materials:

  • ) Cover Sheet (please email: cwriting@uw.edu for a copy of the cover sheet)
  • ) Current unofficial UW transcript
  • ) Biographical statement, including a brief description of financial need. Not more than 250 words.
  • ) Creative Writing Sample-Note that some awards have specific requirements. If no requirements are listed in the description above, please follow these guidelines: 2-3 short stories or works of creative nonfiction or a novel excerpt (up to 30 pages/9,000 words). If you are excerpting from a longer work, please provide a synopsis of the whole.



Application deadline for these awards is the last day of Winter Quarter, unless otherwise indicated.

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