Scholarship worth £5000, available for students on the poetry strand of the MA in Creative Writing Scholarship worth £5000, available for students on the poetry strand of the MA in Creative Writing

This annual scholarship is available for students on the Poetry strand of the MA in Creative Writing and is worth £5,000 to the recipient. All students, whether UK, EU or International, are eligible.

Established by Kate Birch, a friend of the University, the scholarship is named after the Ink Sweat & Tears creative writing webzine run by Kate and edited by Bloodaxe poet Helen Ivory. The recipient is chosen by a panel of tutors on the MA, based on the material submitted in your application portfolio.

The inaugural Ink Sweat & Tears scholar was Eleanor Stewart in 2011.  She was followed by: Jennifer Grey in 2012, Kate Duckney in 2013, Brigid Sparks in 2014, Joanna Hollins in 2015, Molly Pearson in 2016 and Anna Cathenka in 2017