Summer Writing Intensive Application

About the Admissions Process

The Summer Writing Intensive is open to adults (18+) who are active writers interested in improving their craft.

In order to apply for the 2015 Marlboro College Summer Writing Intensive, please:

  1. Fill out the online application form below, and 
  2. Submit a 1 page letter explaining your interest in the program, your aspirations as a writer, and what you would contribute to the group. 
  3. Submit a 500-1000 word writing sample. Any style of writing (fiction, academic, non-fiction, poetry, etc.) that showcases your writing is acceptable. 

Letters of interest and writing samples should be submitted by email to Applications will be accepted and processed on a rolling basis until all 20 spaces are full, or until June 15. 

Grants for Veterans

If you are a veteran, military spouse, gold star child, or currently serving on active, reserve or guard duty, you are eligible for a Veteran’s Writing Grant which will entitle you to attend at no cost. In order to receive this benefit, please submit a copy of your DD2014, or a Letter of Eligibility, in addition to your application materials. These documents can be submitted in the following ways:

  • Scanned and emailed to
  • Faxed to 802-451-7555, or 
  • Mailed to Marlboro College, ATTN: Non Degree Programs, PO Box A, Marlboro, VT 05344

Scholarships for Non-Veterans

The cost of the program for non-veterans is $795. If you are a non-veteran who would like to attend, but who cannot afford the $795 fee, please email a separate letter of explanation about your need for financial aid, including the amount you can pay towards attendance (minimum $500). We reserve the right to ask for further documentation of your financial situation as needed and cannot guarantee funding for non-veterans. Financial award decisions will only be made for individuals who have completed their program application. Letters can be submitted to:

Online Application Form

Please submit the following information if you wish to apply for the Marlboro Summer Programs.

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