Student Financial Services

Roger and Sylvia McNair Travel Story Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate and graduate students

The Roger and Sylvia McNair Travel Story Scholarship was established to encourage international travel among Creative Writing students and to support the experience of studying and writing abroad by assisting with the costs of tuition and fees. This year, the program will support students interested in studying in one of Creative Writing study abroad programs in Paris, Rome, or Prague.

Deadlines to Apply:

  • Extended deadline for J-Term 2017 award: December 8, 2016 - Paris or Rome
  • For Summer 2017 award:  April 15, 2017 - Prague


The Roger and Sylvia McNair Travel Story Scholarship is open to:

  • Full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
  • Students who intend to participate in a Creative Writing study abroad program in Paris, Rome or Prague
  • Undergraduate students who have successfully completed Fiction I or the Beginning Creative Nonfiction core course in Columbia's Creative Writing Department at the time of application
  • Graduate students who are enrolled in an MFA program in Fiction or Creative Nonfiction at Columbia at the time of application
  • International students may apply

Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $1,000


Questions?

Contact: Department of Creative Writing - 312/369-7611 or scholarships@colum.edu