William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships and Student FundingOne or more scholarships are available to postgraduate students who are accepted onto the full-time MSc Creative Writing programme or the full-time MSc Playwriting programme. These scholarships contribute towards tuition fees.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of an upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university.

The Selection Panel will also consider the submitted portfolio of work as part of their selection.


All applicants who have applied for and/or been offered a place by 30th April 2019 for the for the MSc in Creative Writing programme or the MSc Playwriting programme will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Deadline date: 30th April 2019


All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of May 2019.

More Information

Contact Graduate School administrator – llc.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk

Scholarship Winners

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship 2018 for MSc Creative Writing is Chris Dias and the winner for MSc Playwriting is Francisca Da Silveira.

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