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Undergraduate Writing Fellows Application

Application Overview

Applications will be due in March of each year and selected Fellows will begin their work the following Fall semester. Prospective Fellows will submit a personal statement, short answers to several application questions, two academic writing samples (written for two different courses at UW-Madison), one letter of recommendation from a professor or teaching assistant at UW-Madison, and undergraduate transcript(s). Selected applicants will be invited to a thirty-minute interview. Decisions will finalized by the end of April.

General Open Dates

February 1 - March 11

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Scholarships Descriptions
The Undergraduate Writing Fellows Program, co-sponsored by The Writing Center and the College of Letters and Science, brings talented undergraduates and committed faculty together in a cooperative effort to improve student writing.
The Undergraduate Writing Fellows Program, co-sponsored by The Writing Center and the College of Letters and Science, brings talented undergraduates and committed faculty together in a cooperative effort to improve student writing.
To be considered for the program, applicants must be in good academic standing at UW-Madison and have at least two semesters remaining at the University. Students selected to be Fellows must enroll in a three-credit, writing-intensive honors seminar on tutoring writing across the curriculum. We are looking for highly motivated, independent, articulate, personable, kind, and diplomatic students. We are most interested in students who are successful and enthusiastic writers and who also are dynamic and intellectually engaged in class discussions, who enjoy working with others, and who will be able to hold their own in conferences with faculty and with student peers.
Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.