Literature, Drama and Creative Writing Postgraduate Scholarships Literature, Drama and Creative Writing Postgraduate Scholarships

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CHASE Scholarships CHASE Scholarships

The Faculty of the Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia is pleased to announce the availability of 4 Home/EU MA funded studentships for entry in 2018/9. For UK residents awards consist of fees (£7,550) and a tax-free stipend equivalent to Research Councils UK rates, which is £9,681.  For EU residents awards are on a fees only basis (£7,550).

All applicants will be assessed on the merit of their full application.

Applicants wishing to be considered for a studentship will need to have submitted a complete application (including references) by 6 July 2018.  This funding is part of the University’s commitment to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

The UEA Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship The UEA Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction).
  • Residency: A commonwealth country (including UK, Republic of Ireland and Zimbabwe)

Value

Up to £25,000 awarded towards the recipient’s full tuition fees, will contribute a stipend and will also contribute the cost of one economy return air fare if the recipient is travelling from overseas.

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The Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship The Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction).
  • Country of Birth: Any country within African or
  • Nationality: Any country within Africa or
  • Other Criteria: Both parents born in Africa

Value

Up to £25,000 awarded towards the recipient’s full tuition fees with the remainder as a maintenence grant.

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The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Fees: Home
  • Other Criteria: Identifies as BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic)


Value

  • £15,000 paid as full tuition fees with the remainder available as a grant towards living costs.
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The Kowitz Scholarship The Kowitz Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Fees: Home
  • Residency: UK

Value

£10,000 paid as full tuition fees (£7,300) with remainder available as a grant towards living costs (£2,700)

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The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholarship The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)

Value

  • £7,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees only.

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The David Higham Scholarship (Prose Fiction) The David Higham Scholarship (Prose Fiction)

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Applicants should not already have literary representation.

Value

  • £5,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees or maintenance grant.
  • Award also includes the possibility of representation from David Higham Associates.

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The Annabel Abbs Scholarship The Annabel Abbs Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Preference will be given to applicants over the age of 35.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with genuine financial need.

Value

  • £5,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees only.

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The John Boyne Scholarship The John Boyne Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Residency: Republic of Ireland

Value

  • £5,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees or maintenence grant

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The Seth Donaldson Memorial Bursary The Seth Donaldson Memorial Bursary

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)

Value

  • £1,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as a grant payment.

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The Ink, Sweat and Tears Scholarship The Ink, Sweat and Tears Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Poetry)

Value

  • £7,300 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees or maintenance.

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The Birch Family Scholarship The Birch Family Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Fees: Home
  • Other Criteria: Identifies as BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic)


Value

  • £7,300 paid as tuition fees or as a maintenence grant.

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The Bryan Heiser Memorial Bursary The Bryan Heiser Memorial Bursary

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Preference will be given to applicants over the age of 45.
  • Preference given to applicants who demonstrate genuine financial need.

Value

  • £1,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as a grant payment.

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The David Higham Scholarship (Crime Fiction) The David Higham Scholarship (Crime Fiction)

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) - must be in their first year at the point of application
  • Applicants should not already have literary representation

Value

  • £5,000 for a maximum of 1 year.
  • Available as tuition fees only.
  • Award also includes the possibility of representation from David Higham Associates.

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The Main Scholarship The Main Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Course: MA Creative Writing (Crime Fiction)

Value

  • £7,300 split over two years towards tuition fees with a further £500 to support the residential cost of the MA Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) course.

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International Bursary (Prose Fiction) International Bursary (Prose Fiction)

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate Taught
  • Fees: International
  • School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Value

Full academic fees.

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The Literary Festival Bursary for Creative Writing The Literary Festival Bursary for Creative Writing

Eligibility

  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Fees: Home, EU or International
  • School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Value

  • £7,300 (or two half-bursaries of £3,650) for duration of one year.

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