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 scholarship is available to an applicant who has applied for a place on the MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction, Biography and Creative Non-Fiction, Scriptwriting or Poetry in the School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing who is a national of any country within Africa or who was born in any country within Africa. 

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

An application is required. 

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Total Value

£20000

Annual Value

£20000

Number Available per Year

1

Years Available

  • 2021

Criteria

  • International Fees

School/Faculty

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Subject

MA Creative Writing

Course

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

Country / Region

  • Africa
  • 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

Restrictions with other scholarships

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

Application Process

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

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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. 

application deadline 

14th May 2021