Alexander and Dixon Scholarship

Please note that this Scholarship is not available for the academic year 2023-2024 and will resume in the academic year 2024-2025.

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 2024


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 , copying in the English Literature Convenor for Taught Postgraduate Programmes, Dr Dahlia Porter ( 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]'.

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