Dr. Pearl Hogrefe Creative Writing Fund (Current ISU Junior Students)
The English Department’s Pearl Hogrefe Creative Writing Fund awards the Junior Scholarship to up to two juniors (60-89 credits applied to degree program) who have taken at least one, preferably two, creative writing classes and combine unique ideas and fresh choices in language with bold reaches into original and imaginative use of form and language. Applicants must show evidence of having produced a significant body of creative writing. Submission should include one or two short stories, a collection of poems, screenplay or play excerpt, or nonfiction essay—any/all totaling not more than 6,000 words. Candidates will also include the name of one Creative Writing faculty member who has agreed to serve as a reference.