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Young Writers' Workshop Applications

To apply, please complete our online application form by June 1, 2013 for tuition of $195 or by Aug. 1, 2013 for tuition of $215.
Young writers from the 2012 program making funny faces on the steps of the Coop
Submit, by mail, a writing sample and a $25 deposit or letter requesting to waive the deposit. Please note that checks will not be cashed until students are officially accepted, and un-cashed checks will be returned.

Tuition for the Young Writers' Workshop is $195 by June 1 or $215 by August 1.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to Hamilton Central School students through the Hamilton Emerald Foundation: HEF Scholarship Fund.

Students from other districts, please contact director Ashley Stagner at youngwriters@colgate.edu. Apply by June 1 to receive full consideration for financial aid.

Application Checklist

  • Completed online application form
  • Creative writing sample, 2-12 pages, with your name on the sample
  • $25 deposit or letter requesting to waive the deposit; please make check payable to Colgate University and write "Young Writers' Workshop" in the memo line.
  • Completed financial aid application with Hamilton Emerald Foundation for Hamilton Central School students seeking need-based financial aid
Upon completing the online application form, mail your $25 deposit and writing sample to:

Colgate University Young Writers' Workshop
ATTN: Ashley Stagner
c/o Jenn Lutman
Writing and Rhetoric Department
Lathrop Hall
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346