Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Since its founding in 2009, John Cabot University's Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation has become a thriving community of and for writers in Rome.
The University's writing courses are among the most challenging and popular in the UK.
These courses have helped launch the careers of an impressive list of acclaimed authors including Anne Donovan, Helen Sedgwick, Kirsty Logan, Jen Hadfield, JL Williams, Louise Welsh, Zoe Strachan, Elizabeth Reeder and many others.
Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Upper Second Class or better on the UK Honour scale.
No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Positions held by recent graduates include managing director, freelance writer, author, copywriter and community arts worker.
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale.
You'll be taught by successful and well-regarded writers who specialise across diverse genres.
We are happy to supervise students working in established genres but just as keen to see students mix genres or create new forms.