UEA Creative Writing Scholarship

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UEA Creative Writing Scholarship

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Written by John Boyne on the October 24th,2015

In 2015, I set up the John Boyne Scholarship for Irish students undertaking the MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, Norwich.

I was a student on the MA in 1994/95 – when I could barely afford to feed myself – and then I returned as Writing Fellow during 2004/05. I also taught on the MA programme during 2014/15.

Here’s the rules:

One scholarship of £5,000 towards tuition fees or maintenance will be awarded to a student enrolled on the MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction. The Scholarship is open students ordinarily resident in the Republic of Ireland and who demonstrate a genuine financial need. All eligible applications must be received by May 2016 to be eligible for consideration for funding.

The recipient of the 2015/16 Scholarship was David Lynch.

The recipient of the 2016/17 Scholarship was Fearghal Hall.

The recipient of the 2017/18 Scholarship is Jill Crawford.

More details about the scholarship and how to apply may be found here at the UEA Website.

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