Solstice MFA In Creative Writing Program Fellowships & Scholarships at Lasell University USA

Solstice MFA In Creative Writing Program Fellowships & Scholarships at Lasell University USA

Closing date: the winter/spring 2024 semester should submit the general application form by  Monday, November 14, 2024.the winter/spring 2023 semester should submit the general application form by May 1, 2024.

Student type: Writers of all genres

Level of study: Through the generous support of Andre Dubus III, the Solstice MFA Program is able to award The Dubus Fellowship for Native & Indigenous Writers to support an eligible incoming student who also demonstrates financial need.

Study area: any

Scholarship value: $1,500

 

Description: Through the generous support of Andre Dubus III, the Solstice MFA Program is able to award The Dubus Fellowship for Native & Indigenous Writers to support an eligible incoming student who also demonstrates financial need.

Eligibility: Solstice offers four genre-based fellowships for students entering the program in winter/spring. Each provides a $1,500 tuition discount toward the recipient’s first semester:

  • The Doug and Betsy Sholl Poetry Fellowship
  • The Dennis Lehane Fiction Fellowship
  • The Michael Steinberg Creative Nonfiction Fellowship
  • The Jacqueline Woodson Fellowship for a Young People’s Writer of African or Caribbean Descent

Applicants who wish to be considered for a genre fellowship should submit the general application form and indicate interest by checking the appropriate box and submitting their 1- to 2-page essay if applying for the Dubus Fellowship.

How to apply: If you wish to be considered for this Fellowship, please include with your complete application a brief (1 –2 pages, typed, double-spaced) essay explaining your tribal enrollment or affiliation, if applicable, and why the Fellowship would meaningfully support your pursuit of a degree in the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program. The Fellowship is awarded based on the applicant’s writing sample, the 1- to 2-page essay, and financial need demonstrated by way of a FAFSA form.

More infohttps://www.lasell.edu/graduate-studies/tuition-and-aid/scholarships.html