Second-year fiction candidate, Christopher Conner, is the MFA Program's first student to apply for and receive the Saint Mary's College Graduate and Professional Student Research and Development Fund Grant.
Saint Mary’s College Graduate and Professional Student Development Fund supports and encourages independent academic research and professional development for graduate and professional students through the distribution of grants to individual students.
Christopher will use his award to attend the Vermont Studio Center this month where he will be an artist in residence.
The MFA Program encourages other MFA candidates to pursue the Graduate and Professional Student Research and Development Fund Grant. For further information please contact Candace Eros Diaz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-631-4762.