Young Writers Application

The deadline for all application materials for Young Writers 2015 is March 1st.

Checklist of Application Materials:

The Young Writers application consists of

  • an online application form (see below)
  • a brief (300-word) application essay (uploaded with online application)
  • a teacher recommendation (sent by recommender via mail, fax, or email; see the link in the application below to download the teacher recommendation form)
  • a high school transcript including all high school work thus far (uploaded with online application or sent separately via mail, fax, or email)
  • an optional need-based scholarship application form (uploaded with online application or sent separately via mail, fax, or email; see the link in the application form below to download the scholarship application form)

For more information, call, email or write:
Kenyon Review Young Writers
Finn House
102 W, Wiggin St.
Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022-9623
Telephone: (740) 427-5207
Fax: (740) 427-5417
youngwriters@kenyonreview.org

Admissions decisions will be mailed by the end of March. Thanks for your interest in our program!

Young Writers Workshop Application

Personal Information

xxx-xxx-xxxx
xxx-xxx-xxxx
Please use the format month/date/year

School Information

Part of your application is a recommendation from a current or former teacher. You may download the form here:

Teacher Recommendation Form

Please print it out, fill out the top part, and ask your teacher to complete the bottom and send it in by March 1, 2015. Please provide the name of the teacher who will be submitting your recommendation form below:

Part of your application is a a transcript including all high school work thus far. If you have an electronic copy, you may upload it using the Transcript Upload button below.


Otherwise, you can

  • Email - email it as an attachment to youngwriters@kenyonreview.org
  • Fax - fax the transcript to Young Writers at 740-427-5417
  • Mail - mail the transcript to:
    Kenyon Review Young Writers
    102 W. Wiggin St.
    Finn House
    Gambier, OH 43022
    Fax: 740-427-5417
  • Your transcript must be received or postmarked no later than March 1st, 2015.

Need-based Scholarships

Our scholarship money is set aside for those families who truly cannot afford the costs of the program. Scholarship decisions will be made in conjunction with admissions decisions; however, acceptance decisions are not affected by aid requests.

Please note: If you wish to be considered for a need-based scholarship, please download the Scholarship Application Form here:

Download the Scholarship Form [PDF] here

Complete the form and send it back using one of the following methods:

  • Upload - print out and scan the form and upload it right now using the optional Scholarship Application Form Upload button below

  • Email - print out and scan the form and email it as an attachment to youngwriters@kenyonreview.org
  • Fax - print out and fax the form to Young Writers at 740-427-5417
  • Mail - print out and mail the form to:
    Kenyon Review Young Writers
    102 W. Wiggin St.
    Finn House
    Gambier, OH 43022
    Fax: 740-427-5417
  • The Scholarship Application Form must be received or postmarked no later than March 1st, 2015.

Application Essay

Please write a brief story or essay (not to exceed 300 words) that illustrates why you are interested in participating in the Young Writers program and what you might contribute to it.

Your essay must be in one of the following file types:
text file (*.txt, *.rtf)
Microsoft Word document (*.doc, *.docx)
Adobe PDF (*.pdf)


Confirmation

Note: Permission for this application must be granted by your parent or guardian. This section must be filled out by a parent or guardian.

As the parent/guardian of the student above, I hearby give this student permission to participate in Young Writers. By checking the box below, I have indicated my consent.

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