Undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities who will complete their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the year of application are eligible. Students who have begun graduate programs are not eligible.
First name: M.I.:
Undergraduate Institutions and Dates Attended
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Expected Graduation Date: Month
We require an official academic transcript from your undergraduate institution(s). Registrars should send the transcript by postal mail to Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Please make your registrar aware of the application deadline date.
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Recommendations must be sent electronically via our online application system before the application deadline. When you save your application, our system will send each recommender an email with instructions for submitting his or her letter. Ensuring that recommendation letters arrive on time is the responsibility of the applicant. Applicants should discuss the recommendation process with their recommenders before completing their applications. Please be aware that you may need to begin your application well in advance of the deadline in order to provide your recommenders with the time they need to prepare and submit their letters. We encourage you to check with your recommenders to make sure they receive our email. The Stadler Center for Poetry takes no responsibility for recommendation letters that fail to arrive or arrive after the deadline.
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Documents and Writing Samples
Word or Adobe PDF files only. If you have formatting concerns, we highly recommend PDF files. Please limit your file size to 2MB or less. A summary, in resume form, of all poetry-related activities and coursework: A letter of introduction addressing the applicant's commitment to poetry and what he/she hopes to accomplish during the seminar:
A poetry sample not to exceed twelve pages: Have you applied to the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets before?
Ethnicity (Check one)
Black/African American American Indian/Alaska Native Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic/Latino White/Caucasian (non-Hispanic) Other or Bi/Multiracial
Gender Identity (Check one)
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