Bernardine Evaristo Scholarship Application Form -  (2021/22 entry)

In order to be considered for the scholarship you must:

  1. Have applied to MA Creative Writing (Part Time) for entry in September 2021 (2021/22 cycle) before you apply for this scholarship
  2. Complete the form below with your details and click submit
  3. Send an email to, using the subject line ‘Bernardine Evaristo Scholarship’ with the following two pieces of writing:

A sample of writing: 2000 words of fiction or 10 pages of poetry
A personal statement as to why you think you deserve the scholarship (max. 500 words). 

Please include your full name and student ID number from your course application in the email.

We will only accept one entry per person and you must submit a complete application. Incomplete applications will be rejected automatically.

Your Details

As part of the application process evidence is required to confirm that you meet the under-represented characteristics as stated in the terms and conditions. Information regarding your ethnicity is required at the time of application. Additionally when the scholarship is awarded you may be required to provide evidence that you meet the under-represented characteristics listed in the terms and conditions.  Ethnicity information will be taken from your Brunel application form and scholarship application and verified after your registration onto the course. 

The University will contact you when we need to verify your details. Please read the scholarship terms and conditions for more information. If you are awarded the scholarship more information will be provided in your award email.

Deadline for submission is midnight on 2 July 2021. The award winner will be notified within a month of the deadline.

Privacy Notice

As part of the scholarship application process, additional information will be requested of you in order to determine your eligibility. Eligibility criteria for this scholarship have been established by the Department of Arts and Humanities as categories identified as under-represented (UR) in relation to careers in publishing. These categories are subject specific UR criteria and do not represent Brunel as a whole.  In order to assess your eligibility for a scholarship the Department of Arts and Humanities will require personal information from you, this will include your personal details including ethnicity. This information will solely be used by the Department of Arts and Humanities who will access and assess your scholarship application, and by the Brunel Scholarship Allocation Panel who will consider your eligibility for an award. Information will be collected via the scholarship application form and verified using the Brunel application form and the Brunel Registration task where information has been collected for University purposes. Where data has not been collected applicants will be asked to produce evidence confirming they meet the UR criteria, full details will be provided to successful scholarship winners. All information collected will be stored securely in our CRM system (Azorus) and the student records system (SITS) and will not be transferred to a third party.

The processing of personal data is performed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Our full Privacy notice can be found here. If you have any questions about how your information is being used, please contact  

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