Applications are ongoing for the BLACA Bursary Award for International Students in UK. The British Literary and 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 of France. BLACA provides a British forum for the examination of matters affecting authors’ rights and related rights in Britain.
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.
Queen Mary University of London and Kings’ College, London.
Eligible programmes for BLACA Bursary Award for International Students
The scholarship is available for the following programmes:
- LLM in Intellectual Property Law, at Queen Mary University of London;
- LLM in Intellectual Property and Information Law at King’s College London; and
- Postgraduate Diploma/MA in UK, EU and US Copyright Law at King’s College London
Citizens of all countries of the world are eligible for BLACA Bursary Award for International Students.
Selected students are entitled to £9,000 payable as a contribution towards their tuition fees.
1 to 3 years depending on the duration of the programme.
Eligibility criteria for BLACA Bursary Award for International Students
For you to be eligible for this scholarship, you must hold unconditional offer for admission into any of the host institutions. Your academic merit, financial need and the quality of your application shall also be considered.
You are required to submit your Curriculum Vitae and a short Statement of Motivation (maximum 1000 words) by email to:
Mr Simon Clark
BLACA / Stationers’ Company Postgraduate Bursary Scheme
Sunday 1 May 2022 (00.00 hours GMT).
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.