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UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers' Scholarship

University of East Anglia - School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Location: Norwich
Salary: £14,000 available as a full tuition fee discount with the remainder as a maintenance grant.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd March 2019
Closes: 15th May 2019

Closes: 12 noon, 15 May 2019

Start Date: September 2019

The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers’ Scholarship

The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers’ Scholarship is awarded to a home student enrolled on the MA/MFA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) who identifies as BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic).

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia has a long-established international reputation in literary studies. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 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.

Our unique approach to the study of literature and writing is powered by our conviction that – to quote Ezra Pound – ‘literature is news that stays news'. At all levels of study, and on all degree courses, our School is the place where criticism and creativity go hand in hand.

The UEA Crowdfunded BAME Writers’ Scholarship is worth £14,000, available as a full tuition fee discount with the remainder as a maintenance grant.

How to Apply

Scholarship applications for 2019 entry are now open. The deadline is 12 noon on 15 May, 2019.

https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/scholarships/arts-and-humanities/literature-drama-and-creative-writing/the-uea-crowdfunded-bame-writers-scholarship

Further information about application to the MA in Creative Writing (Prose) at the University of East Anglia can be found here:

https://www2.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degree/detail/ma-creative-writing-prose

Postgraduate Loans

Funding for postgraduate students wishing to start their studies in 2019 has been approved by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Find out more: www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships/postgraduate-loans

   
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