The Global Voices Scholarship

International Scholarships

The Global Voices Scholarship

​​This is the first year for the International Chair of Creative Writing and Global Voices Scholarship Programme. This fantastic new scholarship programme will support talented African Writers' during their studies on UEA’s highly-regarded MA Creative Writing programme. Applicants must be born, resident and a national in any country within Africa.

The scholarships are awarded to applicants who show outstanding creative writing potential and financial need. 


Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Total Value


Annual Value


Number Available per Year


Years Available

  • 2021


  • International Fees


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing


MA Creative Writing


Prose fiction, Poetry, Scriptwriting and Biography & Creative Non-Fiction

Country / Region

  • International

Academic Excellence

Applicants must demonstrate outstanding creative writing potential

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

Nationality: any country in Africa

Application Process

Please complete an application form to be considered for this scholarship in September 2021. 
The deadline for applications is May 14th 2021. 

Apply now

Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions

These scholarships are only available to applicants who are a resident and national of a country within Africa.