SQ17 PTS Award Applications Now Avialable

Applications are now available for Spring Quarter 2017 Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) Awards. Find out more here, and download the application here. The M.A. in English and M.A. in Writing and Publishing programs are offering Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of students in the English department’s two graduate programs. Partial […]

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

The deadline to apply for scholarships to the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference is approaching! Official conference applications are due May 1, but scholarship applications are due February 20. The conference takes place this summer June 19-25, at Bemidji State University in small town northern Minnesota. The conference fee is $550, however, several $300 scholarships will be awarded based upon […]

Luminarts Fellowships 2017

Graduate MAWP students are highly encouraged to apply to become a Luminarts Fellow in creative writing for this coming 2017 year. Luminarts welcomes talented young artists of all social, economic and cultural backgrounds in the Chicago area to create together. Luminiarts fellows have unique opportunities for grant/project support, special residency opportunities, lectures, workshops, mentorship, and […]

DEADLINE EXTENSION: Graduate Assistant Application Now Due January 22

ATTENTION! All current, incoming, or prospective graduate students, this is a notification that the application deadline for 2017 Graduate Assistant in the English Department has been extended to Sunday, January 22. Find full information below: Each spring, the English Department awards a limited number of graduate assistantships for the upcoming academic year. Graduate assistantships carry […]

Scholarship Opportunity for MAWP Students

The Department of English is pleased to announce The Dontrey Britt-Hart Endowed Scholarship  a scholarship opportunity for M.A. in Writing and Publishing. The scholarship totals $2,200 in aide and applications are due February 5. Interested students can apply online. Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to a student enrolled in the Writing and Publishing Program in the […]

REMINDER: PTS Award Applications Due January 17

The M.A. in English and M.A. in Writing and Publishing programs are offering Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of students in the English department’s two graduate programs. Partial Tuition Scholarships provide a partial reimbursement for tuition paid for 2017 winter graduate courses in English taken toward the MAE and MAWP […]

Apply for Graduate Assistantships by January 15

A reminder to graduate students (or prospective students) that deadlines for positions as a English Department Graduate Assistant are due January 15! Graduate assistants work roughly 20 hours  a week in the department and receive a tuition waiver for up to 12 courses and a $7,500 stipend. Interested parties can find out more below, download an application packet, […]

Spring 2016 PTS Awards

Applications for Spring Quarter 2016 Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) are now available. Find out more below, or fill out the form here. For the fall, winter, and spring quarters the MA programs in English and Writing and Publishing offer Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) to recognize outstanding academic achievement of students in the department’s two graduate programs in […]

Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing

The eleventh annual Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectual Writing is now open for proposals. The fellowship program, administered by the Department of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago, was established to engage young writers and scholars in critical discussions about the built environment and is open to graduate students currently enrolled […]

Announcing a New MAWP Scholarship

The Department of English is pleased to announce The Dontrey Britt-Hart Endowed Scholarship, a new funding opportunity for MAWP students. Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to a student enrolled in the Writing and Publishing Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who is in good academic standing and has financial […]

Reminder: Graduate Assistant Applications Due Friday

A final reminder that Friday, January 15th is the due date for graduate assistantship applications! Each spring, the English Department awards a limited number of graduate assistanships for the upcoming academic year. Graduate assistantships carry full tuition for up to eight graduate-level courses taken for credit towards your degree during the academic year (up to […]