Giving to English and Creative Writing

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The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program explore the power of language and literature around the world. Students in our five degree programs – BA in English, BA in English Education, MA in Literature, MA in Rhetoric and Writing Studies, and MFA in Creative Writing – learn to write well as they analyze, apply, and construct meaning for a variety of professional purposes.

How to Give Online

Click on this Give Now link to go to the University's secure, online donation form.

Enter the desired amount, then check "Other" and write in your preference, from the list of projects and scholarships listed below:     

Projects

English Annual Fund
Note: English – Annual Fund
Supports community engagement
 
Creative Writing Awards
Note: Creative Writing – Awards
Supports up to six student writers in our annual Creative Writing Prize contest
 
Fresno Poets’ Association
Note: Creative Writing – Fresno Poets
Supports visiting authors for our annual reading series
 
The Normal School
Note: Creative Writing – Normal School
Supports graduate student editors of our locally grown, nationally known literary magazine
 
Young Writers’ Conference
Note: Creative Writing – Young Writers
Supports the annual publication of Spectrum, our youth journal featuring creative writing from area high school students

Scholarships

Andrés Montoya Memorial Scholarships
Note: Creative Writing – Montoya Scholarship
Supports up to two students per year in any discipline who have significant interest in creative writing about Chicanx culture and history
 
Philip Levine Scholarship in Creative Writing
Note: Creative Writing – Levine Scholarship
Supports one graduate student per year in Creative Writing
 
Professor Emeritus Eugene Zumwalt English Scholarship
Note: English – Zumwalt Scholarship
Supports up to five students per year in English
 
Soul Vang Scholarship in Creative Writing
Note: Creative Writing – Vang Scholarship
Supports one student per year in any discipline who has significant interest in creative writing about the Asian-American experience
 
Whitney Alan Fisher Memorial Scholarship
Note: Creative Writing – W. Fisher Scholarship
Supports one graduate student per year in Creative Writing