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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.

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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


University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and has been changing the world since 1451. UofG is a World Top 100 University and ranks consistently among the very best for its teaching and research – and for its contributions to academia, industry and society as a whole. We currently have over 2,500 research staff and over 7,000 postgraduate students across four colleges – each with its own Graduate School serving as a networking, support and social hub for all students. Glasgow places great emphasis on fostering teaching and research of the highest standard, and on promoting pathways for success beyond its postgraduate programmes via skills development and career support.

Wherever you are in education, and in life – and wherever you want to go – University of Glasgow shares and supports your ambitions. World changers are welcome here, in Scotland’s vibrant, multicultural and forward-thinking city.


The University is:

• ranked joint 73rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022
• ranked joint 86th in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2022
• ranked 2nd in the Russell Group for student satisfaction and teaching (NSS 2021)

The city of Glasgow

• is the UK’s third largest city and one of the world’s top student cities
• has a lively nightlife with more than 700 bars, pubs and nightclubs and seven cinemas
• is the UK’s first UNESCO City of Music, host to around 130 music events every week
• is consistently voted as the top place to shop in the UK, outside London’s West End
• is home to over 90 parks and public gardens
• has more than 20 museums and art galleries including the Riverside Museum
• has excellent transport links with two international airports

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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