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Department of English


The Fresno State Foundation and the Fresno State Alumni Association annually award more than $43,500 in scholarships to students majoring in English and creative writing. These scholarship awards, through nominations by English Department faculty, come from endowment funds and gifts to the university. Awards range from $500 to $10,000. 

The English scholarship committee is chaired by Dr. William Arcé. The creative writing scholarship committee is chaired by Prof. Brynn Saito. The department's representative on the College of Arts and Humanities development committee is Dr. René Rodríguez-Astacio.