Stanford University Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowships 2018


Stanford University Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowships 2018-2020

The Stanford University is delighted to invite applications for the Stanford University Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowships 2018, eligible person are welcome to apply.

Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Stanford’s undergraduate program is the most selective in America.

In awarding fellowships, Stanford University considers the quality of the candidate’s creative work, potential for growth and ability to contribute to and profit from their writing workshops. The Stanford Creative Writing Program’s students are diverse in style and experience, with talent and seriousness the true common denominators.

Level: Fellowship

Type: Essay Contest

Institution: Stamford University

To be a Stegner Fellow:

  • Any degrees or tests for admission is not required;
  • No school of writing is favored over any other;
  • Chronological age is not a consideration.


  • Fellowships include a living stipend of $26,000 per year;
  • In addition, fellows’ tuition and health insurance are paid for by the Creative Writing Program.


  • Anyone interested in a fellowship is welcome to apply, regardless of nationality;
  • If accepted, for visa purposes you would be considered a non-matriculated graduate student at Stanford; they would work with you to obtain a J-1 visa;
  • There is no age requirements for the program. They have accepted people as young as 22 and as old as 75.


Apply online for the Stegner Fellowship

  • To complete the online application you will need the following:
    • Your biographical information (including education and publications)
    • Contact information for two recommenders (letters of recommendation not accepted)
    • Statement of plans (.doc/.pdf)
    • Manuscript (.doc/.pdf) fiction up to 9,000 words, poetry up to 15 pages
    • Credit card for application fee

The application deadline is December 1, 2017 at 11:59 PST.

Deadline: December 1, 2017

For more information, visit Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowships.

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