BLACA Awards for International Students in UK

  • Master
  • Up to £9,000 towards tuition fees
  • 1 May 2022

The British Literary & Artistic Copyright Association, BLACA, is the UK national group of the International Literary and Artistic Association (ALAI) founded in Paris in 1878 under the Presidency of Victor Hugo. It provides a British forum for the examination of matters affecting authors’ rights and neighbouring rights.

The full designation of the Stationers' Company is The City of London Livery Company for the Communication and Content Industries. Through its Charitable Foundation the Company supports selected postgraduate courses that are related to a range of trades from paper, print, publishing, packaging, office products, newspapers, broadcasting and online media.

The BLACA-Stationers' Company Professor Sterling postgraduate bursary award scheme is designed in line with the institutional aims and objectives of the two awarding organisations. It aims to benefit candidates in the relevant cohort who can show commitment to developing professional and transferrable skills in the content industries.


The award is for one of the following courses:

  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law, at Queen Mary University of London;
  • LLM in Intellectual Property and Information Law at King’s College London;
  • Postgraduate Diploma/MA in UK, EU and US Copyright Law at King’s College London

The following criteria will be taken into consideration: academic merit, financial need and the quality of the application. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide documentary evidence to substantiate their financial needs and to give information about other sources that will support their participation in the chosen course.


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Up to £9,000 towards tuition fees.


Applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a short Statement of Motivation (maximum 1000 words) by Sunday 1 May 2022 (00.00 hours GMT). Applications should be sent by email to:

Mr Simon Clark
BLACA Secretary
BLACA / Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary Scheme

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