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University of Bristol Featured Postgraduate Funding

Writers-in-Residence with NCH, the Children's Charity


To enable young writers to work in residence with selected NCH projects during their 'Growing Strong' campaign, which focuses on young people's emotional well-being, inner-strength and confidence.

Residencies will be based in London, Glasgow, Belfast, Cardiff, and Liverpool.


Applicants must be talented writers with professional experience.

Quantity Available


Study Length

3 months

Award Value


Application procedure

Applicants must write a covering letter explaining why he/she would like to take part in the residency and a brief outline of a proposed project idea, a curriculum vitae detailing their relevant professional experience and a writing sample (full script) and send hard copies marked 'NCH Writer in Residence' to BBC Writersroom.

Closing date

October 19th

BBC Writersroom

BBC Writersroom identifies and champions new writing talent and diversity across BBC Drama, Entertainment and Children's programmes. Writersroom is constantly on the lookout for writers of any age and experience who show real potential for the BBC. It invests in new writing projects nationwide and builds creative partnerships, including work with theatres, writer's organizations and film agencies across the country.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the BBC Writersroom by using the links below.


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