The David Higham Award (Prose Fiction) The David Higham Award (Prose 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 (Prose Fiction) at UEA.


  • Level: Postgraduate
  • School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
  • Applicants should not already have a literary agent

What does it cover?

  • Value: £5000 and possibility of an offer of representation from David Higham Associates
  • Duration of award: One year
  • Tuition fees or maintenance: Tuition Fees
  • Number available: 1

How do I apply?

This, and all other creative writing (prose) scholarships, will be available for application from February 1 2017.

Application form

  • You must have applied to the course by Monday 1 May 2017.
  • Scholarship application deadline: The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 15 May 2017.

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Scholarship Acceptance 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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