The John Boyne Scholarship The John Boyne Scholarship

The John Boyne Scholarship supports a student from the Republic of Ireland while they study on the MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course offered by the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing.


  • Level: Postgraduate
  • School: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
  • Course: MA/MFA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)
  • Residency: Republic of Ireland

What does it cover?

  • Total Value: £5,000
  • Duration of award: One year
  • Tuition fees or maintenance: Either
  • Number available: 1

How do I apply?

Application Form

Applications are now open for 2018/19 entry. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018.

If you apply for this scholarship, you will be considered for any of the scholarships below for which you are eligible. There is no need to submit a second application for any of the scholarships below:

The UEA Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship
The Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship
The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship
The Kowitz Scholarship
The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholarship
The David Higham Scholarship in Prose Fiction
The John Boyne Scholarship
The Annabel Abbs Scholarship
The Seth Donaldson Memorial Bursary


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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