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Applying to the Kidd Tutorial 

Kidd Tutorial students are those who are motivated to develop their writing and their literary craft through serious intellectual engagement—and who, as a rule, are already experienced in university-level writing workshops.

Prerequisite: one 200-level CRWR course with a grade of B– or better in the genre for which they are applying prior to Fall term enrollment.

Recommended: a second 200-level course in addition to one 300-level CRWR course, both with a grade of B– or better, in the genre for which they are applying prior to Fall term enrollment.

Many Kidd Tutorial students also pursue a minor in creative writing.

If, after reading carefully through our website, you have questions, please contact the Kidd Tutorial Director or Kidd Tutorial Fellow at any time during the year:

 

Jason Brown
Kidd Tutorial Director
brownj11@uoregon.edu
T: (541) 346-0510
212 Alder Building

Tarn Painter-MacArthur
Kidd Tutorial Fellow
twp@uoregon.edu
T: (541) 346-0541
305 Alder Building

Application Season

Undergraduates may apply to the Kidd Tutorial Program between Monday of Winter term's Week 10 through Friday of Spring term's Week 2.

Required Materials

  • Application form (open in Adobe Acrobat to fill online and print for submission)
  • statement of interest (personal statement)
  • writing sample
  • completed recommendation form from an instructor
  • unofficial current transcripts (including Spring term courses) with overall GPA

Unfolded application materials should be stapled and placed in an envelope addressed to the Kidd Tutorial Program. Recycled envelopes are acceptable and available in the CRWR office. A designated submission box will be available.

Notification

Applicants are notified of committee decisions by email in mid-May.