Information on Outside Funding
Students in the New York area interested in the Creative Writing in Spanish Program are encouraged to attend the Open House events organized periodically by the Master’s College at NYU and to visit the Student Resource Center at the Graduate School. The new Student Resource Center contains a variety of resources for master’s students including part-time and full-time job postings; conference notices; scholarship, fellowship and grants information. It is located adjacent to the reception area for the Master' College on the 2nd floor of 6 Washington Square North. For more information, go to email@example.com.
Sources of Student Support for CWS outside NYU
Hispanic Scholarship Fund - McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund - McNamara Family Creative Arts Project Grant is available to Hispanic undergraduate or graduate students in the creative arts field. You must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident seeking a degree at a US accredited college or university in the US, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands. You must be majoring in the arts, including but not limited to media, film, performing arts, communications or writing and have at least a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Go to www.hsf.net for deadline and additional information.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has launched a new scholarship program to help cultivate the next generation of great artists and writers with the establishment of the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award. The new award, worth up to $50,000 per year, will recognize and reward the most promising up-and-coming artists and writers from lower-income backgrounds. For additional information go to www.jkcf.org/scholarships.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship
The La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship is available to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate students must have completed at least one full-time semester of study and must be pursuing a master's degree in one of the following areas: Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, and Master of Divinity. Go to www.lulf.org/apply for additional information. The deadlines for this award are October 15 and February 15 of each year.
New York Tuition Assistance Program
The New York Tuition Assistance Program, provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation, is awarded to residents of New York who are full-time students at an approved postsecondary institution in New York. To be considered for this award, you must be charged at least $200 for tuition per year and be in good academic standing. This award is based on financial need and type of post-secondary institution in which you are enrolled. This award is renewable provided you meet certain criteria, including maintaining at least a cumulative "C" average after receipt of two annual payments. This award is for U.S. students. To apply, you must submit a FAFSA. For additional information go to www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/nys-tap.
Jacob K. Javits Fellows Program
Provides tuition plus stipend to assist students in studies for MFA and doctoral-level degrees in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. (U. S. citizens, U.S. nationals, permanent residents, citizens of Freely Associated States) www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits.