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Transforming, a wake-up call, and a visit to a home I didn’t know existed.

—’12 participant

General Admission

The Juniper Institute welcomes writers of diverse life experiences and writing styles. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Workshops fill quickly, so early application is recommended. Tuition of $1,150 includes all Institute activities, daily lunch, a welcome dinner, and a farewell reception. To apply, please return the completed application form with your writing sample and application fee as soon as possible. Every effort will be made to notify applicants within two to three weeks of receipt.

Application form (PDF)

Scholarships

The Institute awards several work-study scholarships of 50% tuition remission and several scholarship grants of 25% tuition remission. Scholarship decisions are made on the basis of need and merit.

Scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2013.

To apply for a scholarship, complete the scholarship application form and statement, and include them with your general application materials as listed above. We especially encourage applicants of diverse life experiences and backgrounds.

Generous support is provided by the University of Massachusetts Graduate School, Factory Hollow Press, jubilat, and other organizations and individuals, including Juniper alumni and faculty. Numerous schools, organizations, and private donors sponsor scholarships for their students or members. If you or your organization would be interested in creating or contributing towards a Juniper Institute scholarship, or if you think your school might be willing to support you in this way, please contact us.

Scholarship form (PDF)

Mail application to:
 Juniper Institute
 c/o University Conference Services
 810 Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way
 University of Massachusetts
 Amherst, MA 01003

Cancellation Policy:

75% refund for cancellations made by May 17, 50% refund for cancellations made by June 3, no refunds after June 3, 2013.

Please note that program details and personnel are subject to change as necessary.