APPRENTICESHIP: We are currently accepting applications for 2020-2021. While regular decisions are made in April, we practice rolling admissions. We also have a contingency plan in case our summer retreats cannot gather in person. Please reserve the summer retreat week as well as the October 23-24, 2020 weekend for an in-person gathering.
Please note: The application fee for the Apprenticeship is $75.
To apply for the CiRCE Apprenticeship complete the application to the right and pay the application fee. Please select the program for which you wish to apply by using the drop down. After your application is received, we will contact you to inquire if you would like your application offered in more than one Head Mentor's applicant pool. Here, choose your first choice, and more can be added later.
Please scan and email a hand-written autobiographical essay (1-2 pages) that explains your interest in this program to:
The CiRCE Apprenticeship
c/o Andrea Lipinski
Usually we receive them in the mail, but with most of us working from home, the mailbox could sit for some time.
81 McCachern Blvd SE
Concord, NC 28025
Choose a group to apply to (click on each group to see locations, retreat dates, and monthly meeting times):
"Any Group" - Will put you in the applicant pool for all head mentors, and may require travel to areas farther from where you live.
East Coast - Matt Bianco
East Coast - Buck Holler
East Coast - Heather Shirley
Gulf Coast - Renee Mathis
Rocky Mountain - Andrea Lipinski
Midwest - Molly Rychener
Mid-Atlantic - Christine Mooradian
If you are applying to the Latin Apprenticeship with Buck Holler, please choose the Tirocinium Latinum group in the dropdown list.
* Tirocinium Latinum meets in Charlotte. Webinars on Mondays (1st Years) 7-8pm and Thursdays (2nd Years) 7-8pm
* Summer retreat: Aug 3-8, 2020 | Winter retreat: Feb 22-26, 2021
Note: We realize that the application questions on the Lost Tools of Writing and literature do not pertain to the Latin Apprenticeship, aka the Tirocinium Latinum. Please respond to the appropriate questions, and send your essay to the above address. We will contact you shortly after your application is submitted about the next step.