The Birch Family Scholarship The Birch Family Scholarship

The Birch Family Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled on the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry).


  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Fees: Home
  • Other Criteria: Identifies as BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic)

What does it cover?

•Total Value: £7,550
•Duration of award: One year
•Tuition fees or maintenance: Both
•Number available: 1


How do I apply?

Important Information: Scholarship applications are now open.

Please note that in order to be considered for the creative writing donor-funded scholarship programme, you will need to have submitted both your scholarship application and have applied for the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) by 12 noon on Tuesday 30 June. It is possible that you might not have a response about the outcome of your course application by this date, but you should still submit a scholarship application by this deadline if you wish to be considered for scholarships.

Application Form

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 Ink Sweat & Tears Scholarship

The Bryan Heiser 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.


Please visit our FAQ webpage for further information.


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