Giving to English and Creative Writing

Soul Vang Scholarship

The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program explore the power of language and literature around the world. Students in our BA, MA, and MFA degree programs learn to write well as they analyze, apply, and construct meaning for a variety of professional purposes.

How to Give Online

Click on this Give Now link to go to the University's secure, online donation form.

Enter the desired amount, then check "Other" and write in your preference, from the list of projects and scholarships listed below:

Projects

English Annual Fund

Note: English – Annual Fund

Supports community engagement 

Creative Writing Awards

Note: Creative Writing – Awards

Supports up to six student writers in our annual Creative Writing Prize contest

Fresno Poets' Association

Note: Creative Writing – Fresno Poets

Supports visiting authors for our annual reading series

The Normal School: A Literary Magazine

Note: Creative Writing – Normal School

Supports graduate student editors of our locally grown, nationally known literary magazine

Young Writers' Conference

Note: Creative Writing – Young Writers

Supports the annual publication of Spectrum, our youth journal featuring creative writing from area high school students

Scholarships

Andrés Montoya Memorial Scholarship

Note: Creative Writing – Montoya Scholarship

Supports up to two students per year in any discipline who have significant interest in creative writing about Chicanx culture and history

Cheng Lok Chua English Scholarship

Note: English – Zumwalt Scholarship

Supports one undergraduate student per year in English literature

Philip Levine Scholarship in Creative Writing

Note: Creative Writing – Levine Scholarship

Supports one graduate student per year in Creative Writing

Professor Emeritus Eugene Zumwalt English Scholarship

Note: English – Zumwalt Scholarship

Supports up to five students per year in English

Soul Vang Scholarship in Creative Writing

Note: Creative Writing – Vang Scholarship

Supports up to three students per year in any discipline who has significant interest in creative writing about the Asian-American experience

Whitney Alan Fisher Memorial Scholarship

Note: Creative Writing – W. Fisher Scholarship

Supports one graduate student per year in Creative Writing