The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship

The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers’ Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled on the MA/MFA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) who identifies as BAME. The best-selling author, Louise Doughty, has led the crowdfunding effort to join together others who share her passion for equality of opportunity--in particular, the inclusion of British black and minority ethnic groups and other under-represented voices. To read more visit:



•Level: Postgraduate
•Fees: Home
•School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
•Course: MA or MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)


What does it cover?

•Total Value: £15,000 paid as full tuition fees with the remainder available as a grant towards living costs.
•Duration of award: One year
•Tuition fees or maintenance: Both
•Number available: 1


How do I apply?

Scholarship applications are now closed for 2019/20.

If you have applied for this scholarship, you will be considered for any of the scholarships below for which you are eligible. You do not need to submit a second application for any of these scholarships:

The UEA Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship
The Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship
The Kowitz Scholarship
The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholarship
The David Higham Scholarship in Prose Fiction

The John Boyne Scholarship
The Annabel Abbs Scholarship
The Seth Donaldson Memorial Bursary


Terms and Conditions

Please read the Postgraduate Scholarship Terms and Conditions before submitting your application. If you are offered the Scholarship, you must be prepared to accept these terms.



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