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

The David Higham Scholarship is awarded to a Postgraduate student within the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing to enable them to undertake an MA in Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) at UEA.


  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Fees: Home, EU or International
  • Stage: Applicants must be in their first year of the MA Creative Writing (Crime Fiction)
  • School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

What does it cover?

  • Total Value: £5,000 and possibility of an offer of representation from David Higham Associates
  • Duration of award: One year
  • Tuition fees or maintenance: Tuition Fees (£3,500) with the remainder (1,500) being given as a grant payment.
  • Number available: 1

How do I apply?

Applications for this years scholarship have now closed. Details about how to apply for next years scholarship will be available soon.


Terms and Conditions

Please read the Postgraduate Scholarship Terms and Conditions before submitting your application. If you are offered the Scholarship, you must be prepared to accept these terms.


Please visit our FAQ webpage for further information.


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