About the Scholarship

The high school senior students planning to enroll in the Hope College are awarded the Distinguished Artist Award in Creative Writing.

The scholarship is given to the students who are pursuing postsecondary education in the field of creative writing.

The Hope College Creative Writing Award program is very competitive and is awarded to students based on their academic merit and the creative works submitted.


Hope College Creative Writing Award

  • The recipients of the scholarship receive an amount of $3000 per year, for four years.

  • The scholarship program is awarded to 6 eligible recipients selected based on the criteria.

  • The students may renew the scholarship by maintaining eligibility and reapplying.


Hope College Creative Writing Award Applications

  • The scholarship committee selects the recipients of scholarship based on the eligibility criteria and the writing sample submitted.

  • The students must fill the common application form in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

  • The applicant must include a writing sample and an essay based on the topic prompted must be submitted.

  • The students must go through the rules and regulations before the application process.


Hope College Creative Writing Award Application Deadline

The applications and supporting materials must be submitted to the financial aid office of the college by January 7th without fail. No applications will be accepted past the deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

  • The student must be enrolled in at least one creative writing class per academic year.