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

Find out more about Postgraduate Courses in UEA's School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, or contact admissions@uea.ac.uk

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 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 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 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 (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 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 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 Ink, Sweat and Tears Poetry Writing Scholarship The Ink, Sweat and Tears Poetry Writing 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 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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The Charles Pick Fellowship The Charles Pick Fellowship

Eligibility

The Fellowship is to enable a writer from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Burma/Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to come to the UK for one year to study Creative Writing at UEA.

Value

  • £10,000 for 6 months.
  • Available as maintenance and fees cover.

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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 only.

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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 David T K Wong Fellowship The David T K Wong Fellowship

Eligibility

The Fellowship is to enable a writer who wants to write about some aspect of life in the Far East Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Peoples’ Republic of China, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, to come to UEA.

Value

  • £26,000 for a year placement.
  • Contributes to fees and living costs.

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