Creative writing development: The Joy Brandon Bursary 2024


28 October 2023
The bursary, funded by award-winning author Sara Collins, is for Black British Caribbean students of creative writing at ICE

The new Joy Brandon Bursary will offer finaincial assistance to a student embarking on a part-time, two-year Master of Studies in either creative writing or writing for performance at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

The bursary will cover 80% of the fees. ICE is matching Sara's donation which means that two bursaries will be available.

Sara Collins, the author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton, was a student at ICE, graduating in 2016. 'The MSt in Creative Writing at ICE was the first door I opened towards becoming a novelist,' said Sara. 'Since I graduated, I’ve been thinking about doing what I can to give back.'

Content continues after advertisements

Applications from Black British Caribbean writers are open until 17 January.

For full details see the website.