Become a Writing Fellow

** Check back in January for the Spring 2018 application. If you would like to learn about the application process in advance, please see the below information from last year's application season.


Students in their first or sophomore years are eligible to become Writing Fellows.  Applicants are encouraged to visit the Writing Center before applying to develop an understanding of the type of work that Writing Fellows do.

 The Spring 2018 Writing Fellow application is now available!

The Spring 2018 application will be due on Friday, February 23rd at 5:00 PM; interviewees will be posted on Tuesday, February 27th; interviews will occur between Wednesday, February 28th and Wednesday, March 7th; and on Friday, March 9th, Writing Fellows in Training for Fall 2018 will be announced.

The dates and times of information sessions are below; while attending an info sessions is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged.

Monday, February 5th from 1:00 - 1:30 PM with program administrators | 1:30 - 2:00 PM students only | location: BAR 217

Monday, February 5th from 6:00-7:00 PM with science major Fellowslocation: BAR 217

Wednesday, February 14th from 5:00 - 5:30 PM with program administrators | 5:30 - 6:00 PM students only | location: BAR 217

Tuesday, February 20th from 4:00-4:30 PM with program administrators | 4:30 - 5:00 PM students only | location: 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 Katy Lasell (Coordinator) at