The UK-based University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a fully sponsored annual Sonny Mehta India Scholarship worth £28,500 for promising Indian writers. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is June 3, 2022. Students can check the website at uea.ac.uk for more details on the application process and eligibility criteria.
The Sonny Mehta India Scholarship is open to creative writing students from India and the Indian subcontinent. It will cover tuition fees and living costs, as well as contribute to any moving costs to the UK for the duration of the course.
This scholarship aims to encourage young writers by providing them with substantial financial assistance in the form of scholarships. The UEA Postgraduate Scholarship Program is for all aspirants who are self-funded and can validate genuine financial need as well as exceptional creative writing potential.
This scholarship was founded by Gita Mehta in 2021, t. The scholarship is offered in honor of her late husband, Sonny Mehta, editor of the American publishing house Alfred A Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Group.