Become a Writing Fellow

The Spring 2018 Writing Fellow application is now available!

Students in their sophomore year are eligible to become Writing Fellows this Spring!  Applicants are encouraged to visit the Writing Center before applying to develop an understanding of the type of work that Writing Fellows do.

Applications will be due on Friday, November 2nd at 5:00 PM to Pam Cobrin (Director, Writing and Speaking Programs) in 216 Barnard Hall. You can leave your application on the door if she is not there.

We will contact applicants whom we wish to meet with via email on November 7th to schedule an interview during one of the following days: November 7th, 8th, or 9th.

If you want to learn more about what it means to be a writing fellow or speak with current fellows visit us during one of the info sessions! While these sessions are not mandatory, it is highly encouraged. The dates and times of information sessions are below

Wednesdays, Oct. 24 6:00 pm with adminstration and current fellows

Thursday, Oct. 25,  6:00 pm with science fellows

Saturday, Oct. 27 12:00 pm with current fellows

Tuesday, Oct. 30 6:oo pm with current fellows

All info sessions will take place in BAR 217

Below, please see a short film, made last year by Barnard Writing Fellows, on what it means to be a Fellow:


If you have any questions about the application process or about the program in general, please contact Pam Cobrin (Director) at, or DaMonique Ballou (Coordinator) at