James A. Michener Center for Writers


James A. Michener Fellowships

The UT Michener Center for Writers administers an interdisciplinary MFA in Writing and provides fellowship support to graduate and postgraduate writers in the departments of English, Radio-Television-Film, and Theatre and Dance at the university. James A. Michener Fellowships are awarded to writing students on a competitive basis judged chiefly on their written work.

MFA Fellowships

Must be enrolled full-time in the interdisciplinary MFA in Writing program.

Application Deadline:
December 15

Stipend: $20,000 (9 months) plus remission of all tuition and required fees. Approximately twelve students are admitted to the MFA in Writing each fall with full fellowship support.

James A. Michener Center for Writers
Mail Code A3400
J. Frank Dobie House
702 Dean Keeton Street
Austin, Texas 78705
(512) 471-1601

Departmental Fellowships

Must be entering or currently enrolled, or have recently obtained a graduate degree in the graduate writing program in English (creative writing), RTF (screenwriting) or Theatre and Dance (playwriting). The departments each devise their own internal procedures for these awards.

Application Deadlines:
Vary. Contact departmental advising office for details.

Varies. Contact departmental advising office for details.

Contact the graduate adviser in the Department of English, RTF, or Theatre and Dance.

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