Applications are welcome from March 1 - June 30. Second seat applications received by August 15 may be considered depending on space availability.

For attendance in Denmark, applicants must have EU residency or EU citizenship, including dual citizens of any EU country such as Denmark. If you do not already reside in Denmark, please apply early, allowing time to acquire Danish residency, which you'll need for housing and other services in Denmark. If you are not an EU resident or citizen, SGS is unable to assist in obtaining Danish residency or a student visa.

For attendance online, applicants may be residents or citizens of any country.

Please prepare the following materials before applying. Best of luck!

Résumé or CV

Provide a résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) that describes your education, work experience, publication list, and ancillary information and awards: 1-3 pages.

Personal Statement

Specify your motivation for applying, projects you would like to develop, your writing goals, and your expectations of the degree program. As the program is taught in English, this essay must be written in English: 3 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt, Times New Roman, English language.

Writing Sample

Submit samples of work that best represent you as an author and artist. This may include samples of short stories, chapters, poems, book proposals, scripts, illustrations, or other works: maximum 20 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt, Times New Roman, English language.

Letters of Recommendation

Provide two (2) letters of recommendation including at least one from an academic reference. Include contact information: full name, organization, address, phone number, and professional e-mail address.


Provide a copy of your school transcripts up the highest level you have earned. You must include your high school or upper secondary transcript at minimum, unless other arrangements have been made with South Gate Creative Writing School.

Financial Assistance

Provide a request explaining your financial situation, how much tuition you can afford before hardship, and its source. For a scholarship, specify the award level that you seek (25%, 50%, 75%), and how you would make an excellent representative for the scholarship. For an internship, specify the skills that you can offer to South Gate.

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