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The Literary Festival Bursary for Creative Writing: MA Creative Writing (Scriptwriting

University of East Anglia

Location: Norwich
Salary: The total value of the award is £7,550, for the duration of one year
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th March 2019
Closes: 15th May 2019

Start Date: September 2019

The Literary Festival Bursary for Creative Writing: MA Creative Writing (Scriptwriting)

All profits from UEA’s Spring Literary Festival are used to fund scholarships for writing students. For 2019-20 The Literary Festival Bursary for Creative Writing will be awarded to a student on the MA Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) postgraduate degree course offered by the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2019.

The total value of the award is £7,550, for the duration of one year. In the case of their being two candidates of equal merit, two half-bursaries of £3,775 may be offered at the course convenor’s discretion.

How to Apply

To be considered for this award, you should submit your application for admission to the MA Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) 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 2019-20. 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 2014, UEA was ranked joint tenth in the UK for the quality of its research in English Language and Literature (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis), with 82 per cent 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.

UEA is a top 15 UK university (The Times/Sunday Times 2019 and Complete University Guide 2019) with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, and is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

Closes: 15 May 2019

   
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