Writing Group Grants

Having a hard time finishing your thesis or dissertation? Looking for feedback on your writing style or content? Forming a writing group is a great way to help overcome writing challenges. If you decide to start your own writing group, you can apply for a Writing Group Grant.

Upcoming Events

Writing Group Grant Workshop January 23, 3-4pm, Online

Program Description and Requirements

The graduate school is offering $200 Writing Group Grants for the Spring 2024 semester to graduate students who form and lead their own writing group. Currently enrolled UT Arlington graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for the grant. The deadline for Spring 2024 proposals is Friday, February 2, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. The proposal must address the following questions:

  • Who are the members of your group? (Include full names and UTA ID numbers)
  • What writing project(s) will your group focus on?
  • Where will you meet? (Online/virtual group meetings are encouraged!)
  • How often will you meet?
  • What rules do you think are important to the productivity of your specific group?
  • Why do you want to do this?

You must fill out all boxes on the electronic application in order to be considered for the grant. Students who are receiving need based financial aid should find out if they are eligible for this grant prior to submitting an application. All writing group members must be current UT Arlington graduate students in good academic standing. Preference will be given to doctoral students who are in the final stages of their graduate work. Priority will be given to groups that are 3-5 members in size. Please note that the $200 Writing Group Grant will be awarded to the writing group leader only.

The grant is awarded for one semester. If you are awarded the grant, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have your writing group complete a pre and post assessment survey
  2. Submit a brief monthly report
  3. Have your group submit informational data
  4. Virtual/online monthly check in with the Graduate School

Writing Group Grant Workshop

This workshop will cover the best practices for leading writing groups and offer tips for crafting a successful Writing Group Grant proposal.

This event has already occurred. To view a recording of this workshop, please e-mail graduate.studies@uta.edu.

The deadline to submit Spring 2024 Writing Group Grant Proposals has passed. Please check back for future opportunities.