Beiling Wu Prize in Writing
Northwestern University`
Deadline:  12th June

Fine Arts,Humanities
All Nationalities
M.Tech. (Master of Technology),Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),M.Ed. (Master of Education),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts)
United States

Scholarship Overview

Beiling Wu Prize in Writing, 2021 is offered for Masters, PhD degree in the field of Humanities, Fine Arts. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 12 Jul 2021. This scholarship is provided by Northwestern University and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, USD 1000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationals.

  • Degree: Masters, PhD
  • Provided by: Northwestern University
  • Deadline: 12 Jul 2021
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, USD 1000

Beiling Wu Prize in Writing 2021 named for a former Northwestern graduate student in the humanities, will be given to a doctoral or MFA student in the first year of the PhD or MFA program who wrote the best critical, analytic essay on literature or literary culture in the first year of their program.

Value of Beiling Wu Prize in Writing, 2021:

The amount of the Beiling Wu Prize in Writing 2021 award is USD 1000, which will be added to the student's stipend.


  • Students from all nationalities are eligible.
  • Students must be nominated for a paper written in their first year.
  • Students must be in a humanities doctoral program or a TGS MFA program.
  • Each eligible program may nominate one student.

How To Apply

  • Applications are by program nomination only.
  • Directors of Graduate Study (DGS) should select the best critical, analytic essay on literature or literary culture as of the end of the first year.
  • A letter of nomination from the DGS must accompany the paper.  The letter should:
    • Provide a contextualizing frame about the nature of the submission (i.e., was it a final paper for a seminar, etc.)
    • Include brief commentary about how the essay fits within but also challenges some current trends in the field
    • Note how the paper stands out relative to other first year students in the program
    • Include any evaluative comments from the instructor of the course, if the paper results from a course assignment
    • The paper and letter of nomination should be sent as one single PDF file to All materials must include the student's full name.