Creative Writing Scholarships and Awards

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP

Creative Writing Scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. You do not have to be an English Major to apply. Judges for the competition are the members of the English Department Creative Writing Committee.

Award Amount- Varying amounts of tuition reimbursement

Submission Guidelines

DEADLINE: Friday, March 18, 2016 no later than 4:00 P.M.

LEON V. DRISKELL AWARD


The Driskell Award is given each year to the U of L undergraduate student who shows exceptional promise in Creative Writing. Students do not have to be English majors to apply.

Award Amount - $250

2016 Driskell Award Winner - Lee Cole

Submission Guidelines

DEADLINE: Friday, March 18, 2016 no later than 4:00 P.M.


SARA-JEAN MCDOWELL AWARD FOR FICTION

The McDowell Award is given each year to the U of L graduate student who shows exceptional promise as a fiction writer. Students must have a graduate standing but do not have to be graduate students in English to apply.

Award Amount- $500

2016 McDowell Award Winner- Nadeem Zaman



Submission Guidelines

DEADLINE: Friday, March 18, 2016 no later than 4:00 P.M.

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD FOR POETRY

This Award is given each year to the U of L graduate student who shows exceptional promise as a poet. Students must have a graduate standing but do not have to be graduate students in English to apply.

Award Amount- $500

2016 Creative Writing Poetry Award Winners: Joanna Englert ($250) and Amy Nichols ($250)

 

Submission Guidelines

DEADLINE: Friday, March 18, 2016 no later than 4:00 P.M.