Scope (Full or Partial): Full Scholarship
Target Country: Scotland
Target Audience: Any applicant who resides in the UK
Host Institution: Glasgow Caledonian University
Deadline: 31 July 2023
At Glasgow Caledonian University’s in-person taught MATV master’s degree, you will receive comprehensive industry experience and dedicated support to develop your own original drama. This program, created in collaboration with the industry, is designed to maximize your employment prospects.
By taking advantage of the available scholarship and pursuing the MATV degree, you’ll gain the crucial training, industry connections, and hands-on experience necessary to succeed in the world of television.
Benefits of the Scholarship
- Direct access to producers and commissioners
- You will get support from a professional script doctor
- This scholarship will help with living costs whilst studying.
- Individual mentoring from experienced television professionals
- Instruction from both academic experts and top TV scriptwriters in British television
- Working in class on current television shows with guest speakers from those shows
- The Scholarship will fully fund the course tuition fees of £9,000 and includes a one-off non-repayable grant of £4,000 to the eligible recipient.
- With the hands-on experience offered in our MA Television Fiction Writing degree, you’ll graduate uniquely prepared to launch an exciting new career in the field.
Eligibility requirements for the Ernst Maas MA TV Scholarship
Any applicant who resides in the UK, has applied for the full-time Masters’s (MA) in Television Fiction Writing, received an offer, and meets the following criteria:
- Care experienced: this encompasses individuals who have been in care or from a looked-after background, including adopted children. This care may have been provided in various settings, such as residential care, foster care, kinship care, or under supervision at home.
- From a refugee/asylum-seeking background and have Indefinite leave to remain in the UK
- First-generation refugees/asylum seekers (meaning your parents were refugees/asylum seekers).
- Minimum academic requirement: UK Honours degree 2:2 or equivalent and evidence of creative writing experience.
- English language: Academic IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.5.
- Additionally, applicants must make a clear and unequivocal statement of why they wish to pursue a career in television writing.
You MUST email a copy of the following to [email protected];
- An up-to-date copy of your CV which should include employment and academic history
- Evidence that you meet the criteria for the scholarship, e.g home office letter, letter confirming that you are care experienced.
You MAY attach:
- References in support of your application
Then you will fill out an online form on the University’s website detailing your;
- Full name, Email address, and student ID number
- Motivational requirements
- Financial requirements
It is important to fill out this application with precision, as applications with spelling errors will not be accepted.
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