Football Writers Association Bursary (FWA Bursary)

  • PHD, Master, Bachelor
  • £5,000
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The aim of the FWA bursary is to encourage those students who come from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the industry. In particular those from a lower socio-economic background, BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with disabilities.

Goldsmiths, University of London
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Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London is based in South East London and has a world-class reputation for its degrees in the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. It has been a member of the University of London for over 100 years, with a wide variety of subjects on offer, industry-standard facilities, and a campus buzzing with creative energy with students and staff from over 130 countries.

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Applications for FWA bursary are open to students on any MCCS journalism programme, either incoming 2nd or 3rd year Undergraduate or Postgraduate students who have confirmed acceptance of their offers.

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The £5,000 bursary will be split between a grant of £4,000 towards tuition fees and a fund of up to £1,000 administered by the FWA for living fees/equipment/expenses.

The successful candidate will also become a full FWA member

The successful candidate will receive mentorship from a senior FWA member and advice on career advancement

The successful candidate will also be given paid work placement with the Football Manager Video Game at a mutually convenient time.

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