|Organization||Steinbeck Fellow Program|
|Type||Grants and Fellowships|
|Due Date||January 2, 2019|
|Last Reported||December 1, 2018|
|Description||Offers emerging writers of any age and background the opportunity to pursue a significant writing project while in residence at San Jose State University. The emphasis of the program is on helping writers who have had some success, but not published extensively, and whose promising work would be aided by the financial support and sponsorship of the Center and the University's creative writing program.The fellowships afford a stipend of $15,000. Residency in the San José area is required during the academic year (approximately 1 September - 20 May). Currently, SJSU offers one-year fellowships in Steinbeck scholarship and in creative writing, including fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and biography. Application Requirements: a proposal or prospectus for work to be written (one to three pages including basic timeline), resumé, three letters of recommendation (sent directly from recommender - the online system will prompt you for their email addresses), and a writing sample (no more than twenty-five pages).|
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