Seniors, Apply for the Ford and Shapiro Center/ Russell House Arts Fellowships!

Seniors, apply for the Ford and the Shapiro Center/ Russell House Arts Fellowships! The three prestigious one-year, post-graduate positions include:

The Ford Fellowship is a prestigious one-year, post-graduate position that offers teaching and administrative experience as well as graduate training. In the administrative role, the two Ford Fellows, who assist the Director of Writing Programs in running the university’s Writing Program and Writing Workshop, including training more than one hundred student writing tutors and designing and leading the seminar for veteran tutors.

The Shapiro Center/Russell House Arts Fellowship is awarded to a graduating senior from any major with an outstanding record and an interest in writing and the arts. The fellowship is a prestigious one-year, post-graduate position that offers teaching and administrative experience as well as graduate training. In the administrative role, the Fellow helps the writing programs director organize and supervise several programs of writing events; the fellow will also work with faculty and students to support the literary community on campus. The job offers an opportunity to work with distinguished writers, journalists, and other artists.

The Fellowships include a generous stipend, health insurance, and ongoing student status(offering the opportunity to defer student loan repayment). Fellows also are eligible to take two courses per year and have full access to university resources and facilities.

Applications are due Monday, March 21st. Deliver applications to Anne Greene, Director of Writing Programs, Downey House, Room 207. Fellowship information is available here.