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Up to $8,500 for international travel, research, projects, and more
The Virginia G. Piper Global Creative Research Faculty Fellowship is a competitive, merit-based fellowship of up to $8,500 awarded to any faculty or instructor currently teaching a course in English or Creative Writing at Arizona State University for travel, research, participation in residencies, presentations at conferences, or other projects and professional opportunities with a creative writing focus and a global component.
Please note: while the project must have some kind of global component, international travel is not required.
Applications consist of a statement of purpose, a budget, a proposal, and supporting materials. The deadline for applications is November 30.
For more information, contact Coordinator, Outreach Programs M. McDonough at 480.965.5913 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is proud to announce the Global Creative Research Faculty Fellowship Program. This fellowship is open to all Creative Writing/English faculty, and adjunct instructors at Arizona State University. The fellowship award is up to $8,500 meant to enrich the depth and breadth of experience faculty have in their art with a potential impact to the ASU community and students. Fellowships are self-led, and may entail a residency opportunity, research, conference involvement, or project enhancement. Applications must have a creative writing focus
Fellowship funds are awarded based on the proposed project, not to exceed one year from the beginning of the project.
Fellowship funding can be structured as travel and/or research expense reimbursement. Please note: all fellowship funds are released on a reimbursement basis and must be justified within the proposed budget.
The Virginia G. Piper Global Creative Research Faculty Fellowship is open to any faculty or instructor currently teaching a course in English or Creative Writing at Arizona State University. Preference will be given to individuals teaching creative writing courses at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Courses may be taught in-person at any campus or online. Faculty and instructors of any level—tenured, tenure-track, or adjunct—may apply.
Please note: faculty and instructors who are also currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students are ineliglbe to apply.
Applications for the Global Creative Research Faculty Fellowship are accepted through an online form containing the following elements:
Applications for the faculty fellowship are due November 30, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Arizona Time. Announcements will be made in Spring 2020.
Please note: while there is no formal deadline for the completion of projects, all funding must be used by August 31, 2021. No reimbursements for expenses can be processed after this date. Any unused funding will return to the Piper Center.
Applications will be judged by an independent author unaffiliated with Arizona State University.
Upon return, fellowship recipients will be required to:
The Piper Center can also facilitate a showcase, launch, or other event celebrating the project upon its completion at the recipient's request.