Creative Writing Fellowships

Malone University Creative Writing Fellowships are renewable, merit-based awards of as much as $1,000 for students who are interested in Creative Writing.

Fellowship Application Guidelines

Fellows are selected based on the quality of their writing and the strength of desire to develop their gifts through study and practice. To keep the fellowship, students must select a major or minor within the English Department. Submit a selection of your creative writing plus a brief artist's statement in a single document, Microsoft Word or PDF format, using the form below.

Deadline:  February 1 (contingent on available funds)

Please note that students receiving the scholarships need to be involved in at least one major or minor within the English Department (English, Creative Writing, Integrated Language Arts, Editing & Publishing).

* = required field

Submission Guidelines

Please abide by the following page limits:

Poetry: 10 pages maximum, no more than one poem per page

Fiction/Non-fiction: One story or essay, 15 pages maximum, double spaced.

* You may submit writing in more than one genre, but your manuscript may not exceed 15 total pages.


The artist's statement is not to exceed one page, single-spaced, and should explore some aspect of your artistic vision: a guiding aesthetic philosophy or theology, decisive influences, and arc of development, artistic and professional ambitions, the role reading plays in your writing life, and/or something particular about the submitted writing sample. There are no hard and fast requirements here, write well, creative.