The Annabel Abbs Scholarship

The Annabel Abbs Scholarship is available to an applicant who has applied for a place on the MA Creative Writing (Prose) or MA Biography & Creative Non Fiction in the School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing. A scholarship application is required. Preference will be given to applicants who are over 35 years old at point of application to the course. 

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Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Total Value


Annual Value


Number Available per Year


Years Available

  • 2023


  • Mature Student
  • UK Fees
  • Self Funded
  • International Fees
  • Demonstrate genuine financial need


  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing


  • MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • MA Biography & Creative Non Fiction
  • Country / Region

    • UK
    • EU
    • International

    Academic Excellence

    Demonstrate outstanding creative writing potential.

    Applicant’s Nationality

    • Any

    Country of Domicile

    • Any

    Further Criteria

    Preference is given to candidates over the age of 35.

    Restrictions with other scholarships

    Cannot be in receipt of any other donor-funded scholarships/awards.

    Related Scholarships

    • MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)

    Application Process

    In order to be considered for this scholarship, please complete an application form by 5 May 2023.

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    Terms and Conditions

    General Terms and Conditions