Juniper Summer Writing Institute Offers Scholarships to Students, Staff, Faculty

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Each summer the MFA for Poets and Writers hosts the Juniper Summer Writing Institute and the Juniper Institute for Young Writers. Juniper is an immersion in the writer’s life, time for wild invention, and an opportunity to join a diverse community of acclaimed and emerging writers from all walks of life.

Students, faculty, staff and alumni of the university are eligible for a $200 scholarship to either program.

Juniper Summer Writing Institute, June 18-25
The program offers workshops in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft sessions, open mics, readings, and manuscript consultations.

Juniper Institute for Young Writers, June 17-25
For poets and writers in 10th grade and up the program offers a unique opportunity to participate in intensive creative writing workshops, craft sessions and studio courses. Writers also have access to world-renowned authors through readings and Q&As. College credit is available.

For more information:

High School Writers: Visit Juniper Institute for Young Writers
Additional scholarship opportunities are available if you apply by March 1.

Adults: Visit Juniper Summer Writing Institute
Additional merit and need-based scholarships are available until March 10.

Email questions to: juniperinstitute@hfa.umass.edu.