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How to Apply

Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts (LSWA) is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Academic Year!


All incoming first year students can apply here. If you are a transfer student, please email us at for more information about how to apply. There will be an application question specific to LSWA, which is below. We recommend writing your answer beforehand, so you can copy and paste it into the application form. Here's the question:


Describe a recent creative project (such as poetry, performance, visual arts, music, dance, theater, fiction, journalism, etc.) that demonstrates your interest in writing and the arts. How does it speak to your passions, leadership, or the ways you approach creative challenges? (One paragraph.)


Please note these important deadlines:

Sunday, March 26, at 11:59 pm (EST) - MLC Early Review Application Deadline

Friday, April 7, at 5 pm (EST) - MLC Early Review Decision Notifications 

Friday, May 5, at 11:59 pm (EST) - MLC Application Final Deadline 

Friday, May 19, at 5 pm (EST) - Final MLC Decision Notifications 


We also encourage prospective students to attend a Live Chat to connect with current LSWA student leaders and learn more about our program!


Don't hesitate to reach out to with any questions, and good luck!


Apply here today!