Postgraduate Bursary in the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction)

University of East Anglia

Start Date: September 2018

MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) International Bursary

One Scholarship award equivalent to full academic fees is available for international (ie non-UK, non-EU) students joining the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2018.

The award is funded by the School and the recipient is chosen by a panel of tutors on the Prose Fiction MA.

The purpose of the award is to make it possible for high calibre students to join the course from overseas who might otherwise be inhibited by the cost of studying abroad. The main criterion for shortlisting will be the quality of the application including, crucially, the quality of the written work submitted. Interview performance will be considered as part of the application.

How to Apply

To be considered for this award, you should submit your application for admission to the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course.

Please check UEA’s website for more information and details about how to apply for any Scholarship or Bursary offered and associated application requirements. Or alternatively, you may email admissions@uea.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1603 591515 if you wish to contact our Admissions Team directly.

Postgraduate Loans

The UK Government Postgraduate Loan system will support Master’s and Doctoral study from the academic year 2018-19. Find out more: www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships/postgraduate-loans

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at UEA has a long-established international reputation in literary studies. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality, the School ranked top 10 among UK English departments, 82% of our research rated either 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).

World famous for our pioneering courses in creative writing, we are also home to prize-winning scholars and translators of literature and drama from all periods. UEA’s Creative Writing programme remains the most prestigious and successful in the UK, and in 2011 was awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of its continuing excellent in delivering innovative courses at a world-class level. In 2017 our alumnus, Kazuo Ishiguro, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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