The Joyce Nield Scholarship 2014/15

mmu_logoThe Manchester Writing School at MMU is pleased to welcome applications for the 2014/15 Joyce Nield Scholarship. The scholarship will assist a student from a Commonwealth country with a contribution to the cost of an MA in Creative Writing.

The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant of outstanding potential and commitment, and will pay 50% of the tuition fees for the MA, whether for full- or part-time study, on campus or online.

To be considered for the scholarship, you should:

  • Be a citizen of a Commonwealth country (a list is available here:;
  • Submit an application to the MA Creative Writing programme before 29th August 2014;
  • Indicate at the top of your personal statement therein that you would like to be considered for the scholarship;
  • Through your application to the MA demonstrate your eligibility, excellence, commitment, and potential.

The successful applicant will be expected to act as a “Masters Scholar” and make a modest, but important, contribution to the learning community of the Manchester Writing School. Examples of this might include: arranging a seminar, workshop or small project; representing the university at an event or festival; undertaking a pilot project or placement with one of our partner organisations; encouraging the wider university community (including undergraduate students) to engage with Manchester Writing School activities.

If you have any enquires or would like any further information, please contact MA Creative Writing Admission Coordinator James Draper on +44 (0) 161 127 1787 or

Last Date: 29-August-2014

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