The Bourne Scholarship

MA Creative Writing Scholarships (Prose Fiction)

The Bourne Scholarship

​The Bourne Scholarship is a scholarship to support a student on the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course. Candidates can be Home/EU/Overseas students and preference will be given to candidates who identify as BAME or are over the age of 25. 

Applicants will need to complete an application form and are not able to combine this award with any other donor-funded awards/scholarships. 

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees

Total Value


Annual Value


Years Available

  • 2021


  • UK Fees
  • International Fees


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing


MA Creative Writing: Prose Fiction

Country / Region

  • Any

Academic Excellence

Must demonstrate outstanding creative writing potential.

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

Preference to candidates who are over 25 or identify as BAME.

Restrictions with other scholarships

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

Related Scholarships

  • MA Creative writing scholarships

Application Process

​​To be considered for this scholarship please complete an application form. Applications are now open and the deadline is the 14th May 2021. 

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Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions

application deadline 

14th May 2021