English and Creative Writing MA Fee Waiver

The Department of English and Creative Writing will be awarding a limited number of competitive fee-waiver bursaries for the academic session 2024 - 25.

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30% fee waiver (international candidates are also eligible, the value of the award will be equal to the value of home fees).

Year of entry


Eligibility criteria

Students applying to the following MA programmes are eligible to apply for a limited number of 30% fee waivers*:

Successful applicants will demonstrate signs of significant academic potential indicated in particular by evidence of distinction and diligence in prior BA studies.

*NB: These MA fee-waiver bursaries will be in addition to the Goldsmiths Excellence and Alumni fee-waivers.

Overseas students may apply for these fee waivers but should note that the value of each award will be equal to the fees applicable for home/EU students. Exclusions and adjustments based on other awards held may apply.

Application deadlines

Monday 10th June 2024, 12:00am

How to apply

You must have already submitted an application to the relevant programme in order to submit an application for a fee waiver. 

New students applying for the fee waivers should also include two academic references.

The letter of application should be less than 500 words and:

  • Outline the grounds for your choice of MA programme (approximately 75 words)
  • Indicate how you expect your MA to help you achieve your intellectual, academic, or creative goals (approximately 75 words)
  • Make a strong case for your ability to complete the MA programme with excellent results (approximately 350 words). In making this case, you may want to expand on some aspects of your CV, and you would certainly be well advised to frame this case with reference to the specified criterion above

Please submit your application via the form below.

Selection process

All fee waivers will be awarded via competition, on the basis of merit, as defined by the specified criteria, and not on the basis of need. Awards will be made only where applications are judged to have met the criteria convincingly.

Should students wish to defer their study please note that we cannot guarantee to carry over an award to the following year(s).


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