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MA Publishing bursaries

If you’re applying to our MA Publishing course you might be eligible to win one of the following bursaries:

Stationers' Foundation bursary
A bursary of £6,000 plus mentoring from an appropriate Stationer.

Cambridge University Press bursary
You may apply for this bursary if you hold an unconditional or conditional offer for our full-time MA Publishing course, and accept it by July 2015. This bursary offers a reduction on tuition fees of £1,200 for the academic year 2017-18.


As a student on our MA Publishing course you will have the opportunity to apply for a variety of internships. If you join our MA Creative Writing, MA English Literature or MA Publishing courses, you can apply for a two-week internship with Shakespeare and Company, a busy Paris-based literary institution.

Academic prizes

As one of our students, every year you’ll have a chance of winning one of our prizes for academic achievement, all generously donated by various companies and organisations:

  • Ian Gordon Prize for the best dissertation in English
  • Skinner-Young Prize for the best performance on the module Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
  • John Smith's Bookshop Prize for the best academic achievement in Communication, Film and Media
  • Justin Wand Memorial Prize for the best performance in any degree with either English or Philosophy in the title

Contact your Course Leader for more information on these prizes.

Anglia Trust Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship scheme will allow you to undertake a study visit outside the UK in connection with your course.