Sonny Mehta India Scholarship

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If you want to pursue Creative Writing in the UK, the first university that rankings suggest is the University of East Anglia. The MA in Creative Writing course at UEA is considered the best and the most competitive in the United Kingdom. However, we all know that any course that is competitive and popular is expensive as well. Hence, the Sonny Mehta India Scholarship helps Indian students not limit themselves to their financial ability and pursue their dreams of becoming authors, writers or screenwriters.  

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Eligibility Criteria for the Sonny Mehta India Scholarship

Have a look at the eligibility criteria for the scholarship and know whether you can apply. You should:

  • Be an Indian citizen 
  • Be accepted for the full-time MA in Creative Writing- Prose, Poetry, or Screenwriting course at UEA (2022)
  • Show excellent creative writing experience
  • Indicate the genuine financial need for the scholarship

If your profile matches the above criteria, there is a good chance that you win the Sonny Mehta India Scholarship.

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The Sonny Mehta India Scholarship offers one Indian student an amount of GBP 28,500 or INR 28.75 lakhs for tuition fees and maintenance. 

The international tuition fee for the full-time MA in Creative Writing course is GBP 18,500 or INR 18.66 lakhs for the academic year 2022-2023. Therefore, the scholarship amount easily covers the tuition fees and more.

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Application Process of the Sonny Mehta India Scholarship

Indian students who are interested in the Sonny Mehta India Scholarship must apply through the online application process available on the University of East Anglia website. 

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Application Deadline 

The deadline for applying for the scholarship is 5th May 2023. Make sure that you apply before that to be an eligible candidate.

The Sonny Mehta India Scholarship is an excellent opportunity for you to pursue your dreams of becoming a writer at a high-ranking university in the UK. Nonetheless, the scholarship is competitive and offered to only one student. In such a competitive scenario, we suggest that you apply for the Leverage Edu Scholarship Program where you can win scholarships worth up to INR 5 lakhs!

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