The application will be available from Sept. 13 through Oct. 29, 2021 (at 11:59PM MST).
Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and the Center for Humanities & the Arts, this new fellowship is intended to provide outstanding MFA students with financial support to assist in the process of completing their thesis or final project. The fellowship consists of full support for one academic semester (either fall or spring of the following academic year), and includes a monthly stipend equal to that of the current 50% GPTI salary, tuition coverage, mandatory fees, and coverage under the Student Gold health insurance plan. Please note: students may not engage in other forms of paid employment during the time they receive a fellowship and fellows may not accept another fellowship or grant during the same time period. The purpose of the fellowship is to allow recipients to devote their full attention to their academic progress.
MFA students who are in their second year of study. Note that this award pays out in the academic year after the application is submitted, so will not be available for the spring semester that immediately follows the application submission.
The Selection Committee will base their selection on the following:
Applicants are required to submit the following information through the online application system in a single PDF document:
All documents must be in the above order and be clearly designated. If your PDF does not follow the above format, you will be removed from consideration.
The deadline for submission of all materials is October 29, 2021 (at 11:59PM MST).
Applicants will be evaluated by a committee appointed by the dean of the Graduate School and the director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts. Awardees will be asked to submit a letter at the end of their fellowship tenure detailing their progress towards program completion.