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    MFA Program Scholarships

    Hamline's MFA in Creative Writing and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults programs offer a variety of opportunities for you to finance your degree with scholarships, assistantships, and discounts.

    MFA in Creative Writing Scholarships

    In addition to several scholarships, as a student in the MFA in Creative Writing program you can apply for several funded editorial and teaching experiences that you can carry into your future career and that provide you with additional opportunities for academic and professional development outside of the classroom. Employees of our learning partners are also eligible to receive a 10% discount on tuition.

    MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults Scholarships

    As a staple of the Twin Cities’ kid-lit community, the MFA in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults is proud to partner with notable persons and organizations to offer various scholarships.

    Service Scholarships - 10% Tuition Discount

    All master’s degree seeking students in the College of Liberal Arts, who demonstrate service to AmeriCorps (including Minnesota Reading Corps and Math Corps), the military, or the Peace Corps, are eligible to receive service scholarships. To apply, simply indicate your service as part of your admission application.

    Learning Partnership Discount

    Employees of our Learning Partners receive a 10% discount on tuition and a waiver of application and processing fees when newly enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.

    To learn more and see if you qualify, see our list of learning partners and eligibility requirements.

    Apply for the discount when applying for admission, please mark the admission application if eligible or interested in the discount.  

    Alumni Discount

    Hamline alumni receive a 10% tuition discount when they enroll in a MFA program.

    Financial Aid

    Contact the Office of Financial Aid on questions about using scholarships and other assistance toward financing your education.