William Lauchlan Mann Memorial Prize


Excellence/promise of the research project and applicant’s academic profile.


Fees-only scholarship for PhD study in English Literature


The prize, endowed in memory of William Lauchlan Mann, who graduated from the University in 1951, is open to new and continuing PhD students in English Literature for the academic year 2019-20. Funding is available at the level of Home/EU fees for up to three years of full or part-time study.

Continuing students are eligible to apply as long as they have at least one year of full-time study (or part-time equivalent) remaining.

NB: students on a Thesis Pending registration for the 2020-21 session are NOT eligible.

International students are eligible to apply but should note that the value of the scholarship is equivalent to Home/EU fees.



All applicants who wish to be considered should email the completed application form by 12.00pm, on Friday 15 May 2020 to Critstudies-PGScholarships@glasgow.ac.uk

Alexander and Dixon Scholarship

Type of award: Scholarship

Subject area: English Literature

Programme: All postgraduate taught programmes

About the award: The Bryce Bequest was made by the late Professor John Cameron Bryce in memory of Professor Peter Alexander, former Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow, and in memory of Professor W. MacNeile Dixon.


Number of awards available: TBC

Value and duration of award: Fee waiver (home/EU fees) for 1 year of full time study or 2 years of part time study

Funding available from: 1 September 2020


Eligibility criteria: In order to be considered for this award, the University must already have received your application and accepted you - conditionally or unconditionally - for one of the taught Masters MLitt programmes in English Literature by the application deadline. This award is only available to UK or EU applicants.


Application procedure: All applicants who wish to be considered for an Alexander and Dixon Scholarship should send a brief CV (1 page) and a statement (2 pages max) to the English Literature Convenor for Taught Postgraduate Programmes, Dr Matthew Sangster (Matthew.Sangster@glasgow.ac.uk) by the application deadline below. The submitted documents should detail the applicant's past record and academic achievements; discuss why they wish to pursue postgraduate studies at Glasgow; and explain how an Alexander and Dixon Scholarship would assist them in realising their ambitions. Emails should be headed 'Application: Alexander and Dixon Scholarship- [APPLICANT NAME]'.

Deadline for applications: 4pm, 19th July 2020

For more information, please contact Matthew.sangster@glasgow.ac.uk