Our two fellowship programs are dedicated to the growth of young and emerging artists wrestling with the Judeo-Christian tradition.
The Milton Postgraduate Fellowship
Application Deadline: March 15
The Milton Fellowship
The Milton Postgraduate Fellowship offers a new writer of Christian commitment the opportunity to complete their first book-length manuscript of fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. The fellowship exists to encourage work by writers who seek to animate the Christian imagination, foster intellectual integrity, and explore the human condition with honesty and compassion.
The fellowship duration is one academic year at Seattle Pacific University, from mid-September to mid-June.
The Luci Shaw Undergraduate Fellowship
Application Deadline: February 15
The Luci Shaw Fellowship
The purpose of the Luci Shaw Fellowship is to expose a promising undergraduate student to the world of literary publishing and nonprofit arts organization, and introduce fellows to the contemporary dialogue about art and faith that surrounds Image, its programs, its contributors, and its peer organizations.
This fellowship is for the summer. Specific dates are adjusted depending on the fellow's university end- and start-dates.
“Your generosity in bringing me here has altered my life in so many ways; I don’t know that I will ever be quite the same again.”
—Novelist Linda Wendling, Milton Fellow, 2004-05
“Image was my first love in the literary magazine world.”
—Madeleine Fentress Teh, Shaw Fellow, 2009
“The environment is such a positive and nurturing and inspiring place.”
—Hannah Crippen, Shaw Fellow, 2011