MFA Funding

We are excited to offer Teaching Assistantships in the English Department or the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (WRD) for a compettive stipend plus full tuition remission and student health insurance. In special circumstances, funding may be available for a third year, with approval by the Director of Graduate Studies in English and the Director of MFA in Creative Writing.  Students with Teaching Assistanships garner extensive teaching experience and training by assisting faculty as well as teaching their own courses.

Please fill out this form and upload with your application if you are interested in being considered for funding. 

Additional funding is available for admitted MA students. Several departmental fellowships are awarded each year. Additionally, MFA students are eligible to apply for University-wide fellowships offered through the Graduate School. The majority of the fellowships carry a tuition scholarship as well as a stipend. Duration may be from one to two years, depending on fellowship type.


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