Admission / Application for Admission

Sewanee School of Letters

Thank you for your interest in the Sewanee School of Letters, a summer graduate program in literature and creative writing. The School of Letters offers the choice between the MA degree in English and American Literature and the MFA in Creative Writing. Both programs are designed for degree-completion in four to five summers. 

Please submit this online application, and in addition please view our admision page for detailed information about application requirements, including writing samples, recommendations, transcripts and the application fee. This form is only for use if you are submitting the remainder of your application materials by mail. If you wish to use our fully online application system, please proceed to

We will begin reading applications for the 2018 entering class at the end of January and will continue to accept applications until the entering class fills. The 2018 session will run from June 3 to July 13.

Mr.   Ms.   Mrs.   Dr.

Social Security Number

Male   Female

U.S.   Perm. Res. U.S.   Other

The degree for which you are applying
MA   MFA   Other   Non-degree seeking or undecided

Do you intend to apply for financial aid?
Yes   No

Do you wish to be considered for the William Peterfield Trent Scholarship for MA students? 
Yes   No

If admitted, will you be requesting on-campus housing?
Yes   No

American Indian or Alaska Native
Hispanic (including Puerto Rico)
White, Anglo, Caucasian American (non-Hispanic)
Asian or Pacific Islander (including Indian Subcontinent)
Other / Multiracial

Colleges or Universities attended (most recent first):

Institutions from which you have received graduate credits:

Have you requested that official transcripts of all college coursework and of any graduate courses for which you hope to receive transfer credit be sent to the Sewanee School of Letters, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383?
Yes   No

Persons writing letters of recommendation on your behalf:

Workshops, conferences and other non-credit courses attended, including dates or year:

Publications, prizes, honors, grants, including dates or year:

All jobs you have held since completing your undergraduate studies, starting with the most recent: