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Professor Barbara Raw Masters Scholarships for English

Professor Barbara Raw Masters Scholarships for English

Two 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 scholarship is offered as a £10,000 cash award.

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 for 2021 entry have now closed.

Applicants will be notified by mid-July, 2021 if they have been awarded the scholarship.

You must provide a supporting statement of no more than 400 words 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. 

If you have any queries please email study@royalholloway.ac.uk 

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