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Alasdair Cameron Scholarship


The Alasdair Cameron Scholarship exists to support the creation of a piece of performance by a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow. The Scholarship commemorates the life of Dr Alasdair Cameron, a Theatre Studies graduate, lecturer and senior lecturer, who died in 1994. Alasdair, a leading authority on Scottish theatre and drama, was an influential and inspiring teacher and well-respected colleague whose commitment to the Department and its students is celebrated in this scholarship. The production supported by the Scholarship should be mounted for at least two showings at the University of Glasgow (in one of Theatre Studies’ performance spaces or elsewhere on campus). The production should involve students from Theatre, Film and Television Studies (TFTS), but can also include personnel from outwith TFTS and the University.


To be eligible applicants must: • Be a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow • Produce a piece of performance mounted for at least two showings at the University of Glasgow Preference will be given to proposals demonstrating the following: – innovation, experimentation and inventiveness – a clear and compelling vision of why the production/project should take place – evidence that the production/project will be of benefit to the applicant(s) at this stage in his/her (their) career(s) – participation in the ongoing development of a culture of ‘practice as research’ in the Subject Area – previous experience of applicant(s) – evidence of relevant skills and expertise necessary to deliver the project – a clear and realistic budget – evidence of good project management Please note: Funding will not be available to projects that are to be formally assessed as a part of degree work. However, funding can be sought for work that builds on or evolves work begun within the curriculum.

Award Value


Application procedure

To request an application form please contact Dr Anselm Heinrich, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies. Applications marked for the attention of the Head of Theatre Studies must be submitted to the TFTS Office in the Gilmorehill Centre by 12 noon on the 3rd May 2017. Three copies of applications are required. Applications will only be accepted in hard copy. No late submissions will be considered. Please contact the following for the application form: Dr Anselm Heinrich Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies direct line 0141 330 6804 fax 0141 330 4142

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is in the world's top 100 universities and the UK's top 10. We have been welcoming world changers since 1451 and have dedicated ourselves to inspiring great minds from the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird, to writer and produce of Doctor Who and Sherlock, Steven Moffat. Today we continue that tradition with more than 18,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 postgraduate students from across the globe each year.

Why choose the University of Glasgow?

• 91% student satisfaction (Student Barometer 2014)
• Top 100 in the world-Times Higher rankings 2014
• UK’s first UNESCO’s city of Music, host to around 130 music events every week
• Voted top in student life Which? University 2014
• Consistently voted as the top place to shop in the UK, outside of London
• Member of the prestigious Russell Group of 26 leading UK research intensive universities in the UK
• Founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
• Located in Glasgow's unique west end – UK's 3rd largest city

Excellence in teaching

Our research-led approach is one of the reasons why a postgraduate degree from the University of Glasgow is so prized, but our students also benefit from opportunities to study abroad, improve their employability, take part in work placements and explore a wide range of social activities. As a result, we welcome students from more than 120 countries around the world every year. We make sure our graduates are equipped with the skills they need to compete in a global workplace, and with friendships and networks that last a lifetime.

Contact Details

  • 0141 330 6828; (0) 141 330 2000
  • 0141 330 2000
  • University Avenue
    6 University Gardens
    G12 8QQ
    United Kingdom

More information

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