Deadline: May 15, 2018
Applications are now open for the Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship 2018/2019. The Scholarship is awarded to a Postgraduate student within the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing to enable them to study on the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) course at the University of East Anglia.
Miles Morland set up the foundation which bears his name in 2013, after a career investing in Africa via two companies he created, Blakeney Management and DPI (Development Partners International). Based in London, the Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) is a UK registered charity which makes grants in areas reflecting its founder’s interests.
The Foundation’s main aim is to support entities in Africa which allow Africans to get their voices better heard. It is particularly interested in supporting African writing and African literature.
- The total value of the scholarship is up to £25,000 to cover tuition fees and a maintenance grant.
- Applicants should be applying for Postgraduate studies within the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at University of East Anglia;
- Applicants should be a citizen of any country within Africa.
- Other Criteria: Both parents born in Africa (If the scholarship is awarded on this basis, copies of both parents’ passports must be provided as evidence to UEA at point of acceptance of the scholarship.)
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 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
Click here to apply for the Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship.
For more information, see FAQs or visit Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship.