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Bradley de Glehn English Scholarship

Bradley de Glehn English Scholarship

The Bradley de Glehn Scholarship was established by Mrs Ernest de Glehn in memory of her brother, AC Bradley.

Three scholarships are available for full or part-time postgraduate students with Home or International fee status studying for a taught Masters course within the Department of English. 

The scholarships are offered as a tuition fee reduction of up to £9,600. (The fee reduction will be to the value of the Home status fee for your chosen course, visit our course finder for more information on fees for individual courses). 

Am I eligible?

You must have achieved, or be expected to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree or equivalent.

You must hold an offer to study one of the following courses: 

  • MA Creative Writing 
  • MA English Literature 
  • MA Victorian Literature, Art and Culture
  • MA Medieval Studies

How do I apply?

Applications must be submitted through RH Direct by 11.59pm (UK time) 11 July 2022. Applicants will be made aware of the outcome of their application after 26 July 2022.

You must provide a supporting statement of no more than 400 words (please note that statements that exceed the word count will automatically be rejected), outlining why you should receive the scholarship. You should include: 

  • Academic achievements you are particularly proud of and why these really matter to you 
  • Why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for 
  • What your future aspirations are and how the scholarship will help you to achieve your future goals. 

Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above. 

As well as your statement, you will need to upload your most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree. Any applications that are submitted without an uploaded transcript will be rejected.

Three scholarships are available to new full time or part-time Masters Students applying for the following course: 

  1. MA European Philosophy
  2. MA Political Philosophy
  3. MA Modern Philosophy


Open to new Masters Students who hold a current conditional or unconditional offer to study a course, as listed above, at Royal Holloway.


Applicants to the Bradley De Glehn Philosophy Scholarships are reviewed based on their academic achievement and the strength of their scholarship application. Students must submit a completed scholarship application form by the deadline, specified annually. This includes:

  • Scholarship statement
  • Undergraduate degree transcript
  • One academic reference (up to 200 words). This must be from an academic who has previously supported, taught or worked with you. Please ask the academic to email their reference letter (on official headed paper) directly to


This scholarship is offered as a tuition fee reduction equal to the value of Home fees for 2021/22 academic year i.e., a tuition fee reduction of £9,600. For part-time students, the fee reduction (equal to the value of Home fees) will be applied to the first two years of study only.

Please Note: Students who receive full fee reduction as part of this award will not be able to avail any tuition fee discounts (including alumni discounts) in conjunction with this scholarship. Please refer to Tuition Fee Discounts (section 5) of the terms and conditions document below for more details.

Read our full terms and conditions.

If you have any queries please email

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