University Of Glasgow Alexander And Dixon Scholarship (Bryce Bequest) 2023

University Of Glasgow Alexander And Dixon Scholarship


Professor Peter Alexander, a former professor of English literature at the University of Glasgow, and Professor W. MacNeile Dixon were both honored by the late Professor John Cameron Bryce via the Bryce Bequest. In addition, the bequest supports any of the taught English literature programs for excellent MLitt students.

By the application deadline, the University must have received your application and accepted you – conditionally or unconditionally – for one of the taught MLitt courses in English Literature. This prize is only accessible to candidates from the United Kingdom or the European Union.

Eligible Programmes

  • Creative Writing[MLitt]
  • English Literature[MLitt]
  • English Literature: American Modern Literature[MLitt]
  • English Literature: Fantasy[MLitt]
  • English Literature: Modernities – Literature, Culture, Theory[MLitt]

Eligible Countries/Regions

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Wales

Overview Of University Of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 and is one of the oldest institutions in the United Kingdom. Gilmorehill, Garscube Estate, and Dumfries are the three campuses of the University of Glasgow. The main campus, Gillmore, is distributed over 14 acres of land, the Dumfries campus is spread over 85 acres of land, and the Garscube Estate campus is extended across 200 acres.

In terms of University of Glasgow rankings, the 2022 national rankings placed the University at #11 according to The Guardian – University Rankings and #16 according to The Complete University Guide – University Rankings (UK). In addition, the University of Glasgow was ranked #73 in the world by QS – World University Ranking and #86 in the world by THE (Times Higher Education) – University Ranking in 2022.


The University of Glasgow provides 94 undergraduate programs, 271 postgraduate teaching courses, and nine postgraduate research courses. All of these courses are available at the University of Glasgow’s 20 schools and four colleges, which include the College of Science & Engineering, the College of Arts, the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences. In addition, dental Surgery, Engineering, Business, Accountancy, Nursing, MBBS, and many more disciplines are popular at the University of Glasgow.

For the 2020 academic year, the University of Glasgow enrolled 34,811 students from over 140 countries. However, only 21,230 of the 35,000 accepted students were undergraduates. At the University of Glasgow, first-year students have a variety of housing alternatives. There are ten self-catered housing choices available, while there is only one catered house, Wolfson Hall. Students at the Dumfries Campus have access to three Houses and Laurie Knowe Hall. Due to the large number of students applying for on-campus housing, students may or may not get the requested accommodation throughout their time at the University of Glasgow.

To date, the University of Glasgow boasts a network of 250,000 alumni. The University helps its alumni by providing career assistance, access to the Book Club, soundtracks for alumni podcasts, and other perks and services. Sir Derek Barton (awarded for Chemistry), Sir James Black (awarded for Medicine field), John Boyd Orr (awarded biologist), Sir William Ramsay (awarded for Chemistry), Frederick Soddy (also awarded for Chemistry), Alexander R. Todd (Chemistry field awardee), Sir Robert Geoffery Edwards (Medicine field awardee), and David Macmillan are all Nobel laureates from the University of Glasgow (another Chemistry field awardee).

Some notable University of Glasgow alumni include:

  • Peter Mullan, a Scottish actor and filmmaker best known for his role in My Name is Joe.
  • John Bannerman, a Scottish historian best known for his works on Gaelic Scotland.
  • William Young Sellar, a Scottish classical scholar, William Mclyntre, a Scottish-Australian minister and educator, and James Boswell, a writer best known for his biography on Samuel Johnson.

Scholarship Benefits

  • There will be a fee waiver (Home/EU fees) for 1 year of full time study or 2 years of part time study.

Scholarship Criteria

  • The applicants must be from an eligible country/region.
  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer of admission

How To Apply

All candidates who desire to be considered for an Alexander and Dixon Scholarship should submit a one-page CV and a two-page statement to the English Literature Convenor for Taught Postgraduate Programmes (currently Dr. Matthew Sangster).

The materials you submit should clarify your previous record and academic accomplishments, indicate why you want to continue postgraduate studies at Glasgow, and explain how an Alexander and Dixon Scholarship might help you reach your goals.


Emails should be labeled ‘Application for the Alexander and Dixon Scholarship – [APPLICANT NAME].’ For example, [email protected] is the email address for applications. Contact [email protected] for further information.

Postgraduate Programs Available At University Of Glasgow

  • Academic Practice [MEd: Online distance learning]
  • Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Adult Education, Community Development & Youth Work [MEd/PgDip]
  • Advanced Functional Materials [MSc]
  • Advanced Imaging and Sensing [MSc]
  • Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Advanced Statistics [MRes]
  • Aerospace Engineering [MSc]
  • Aerospace Engineering & Management [MSc]
  • Anatomy see: Human Anatomy [PgCert]
  • Ancient Cultures [MSc]
  • Animal Nutrition [MSc/PgDip/PgCert/CPD: Online distance learning]
  • Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law [MSc]
  • Applied Linguistics [MSc]
  • Applied Mathematics see: Mathematics / Applied Mathematics [MSc]
  • Applied Neuropsychology [MSc(MedSci)/PgDip]
  • Archaeology [MSc]
  • Art History [MLitt]
  • Art History: Collecting & Provenance in an International Context [MSc]
  • Art History: Dress & Textile Histories [MLitt]
  • Art History: Technical Art History, Making & Meaning [MLitt]
  • Astrophysics [MSc]
  • Bioinformatics [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Biomedical Engineering [MSc]
  • Biomedical Sciences [MSc]
  • Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Biostatistics see: Statistics [MSc]
  • Biotechnology [MSc]
  • Biotechnology & Management [MSc/PgDip]
  • Brain Sciences [MSc]
  • Cancer Research & Precision Oncology [MSc]
  • Cardiovascular Sciences [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Cell Engineering see: Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Central & East European, Russian & Eurasian Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Chemical Biology [MSc]
  • Chemistry [MSc]
  • Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry [MSc]
  • Child Health [PgCert]
  • Childhood Practice [MEd/PgDip]
  • Children’s Literature & Literacies [MEd]
  • Children’s Literature, Media & Culture (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Church History & Theology [MTh]
  • City Planning [MSc]
  • City Planning & Real Estate Development [MSc]
  • Civil Engineering [MSc]
  • Civil Engineering & Management [MSc]
  • Classics & Ancient History [MSc]
  • Clinical Critical Care [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Clinical Neuropsychology [MSc(MedSci)/PgDip]
  • Clinical Neuropsychology Knowledge & Practice [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Clinical Neuropsychology Practice [PgCert]
  • Clinical Pharmacology [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Clinical Psychology [DClinPsy]
  • Comparative Literature [MLitt]
  • Computer Systems Engineering [MSc]
  • Computing Science [MSc]
  • Conflict Archaeology & Heritage [MSc/PgDip]
  • Conservation Management of African Ecosystems [MSc]
  • Corporate & Financial Law [LLM]
  • Corporate Governance & Accountability [MSc]
  • Creative Industries & Cultural Policy [MSc]
  • Creative Writing [MLitt]
  • Creative Writing (online) [MLitt: Online distance learning]
  • Criminology [MRes]
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice [MSc]
  • Critical Care [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) (in conjunction with The Glasgow School of Art) [MLitt]
  • Data Analytics [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Data Analytics [MSc]
  • Data Analytics for Economics & Finance [MSc]
  • Data Analytics for Government [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Data Science [MSc]
  • Development Studies [MSc]
  • Digital Society [MSc]
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice [PgDip]
  • Early Modern History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Earth Futures: Environments, Communities, Relationships [MSc]
  • Ecology & Environmental Biology [MRes]
  • Economic Development (with Finance & Policy Pathways) [MSc]
  • Economics [MRes]
  • Economics, International Banking & Finance [MSc]
  • Education [MSc: Online distance learning]
  • Education (Primary) [PGDE]
  • Education (Primary) (Dumfries Campus) [PGDE]
  • Education (Secondary STEM Subjects) (Dumfries Campus) [PGDE]
  • Education (Secondary) [PGDE]
  • Education for Sustainable Futures in Adult, Community & Youth Contexts [MSc]
  • Education in Museums & Heritage [IntM]
  • Education Policies for Global Development (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Education, Public Policy & Equity [MSc]
  • Educational Leadership [MEd]
  • Educational Studies [MSc]
  • Educational Studies [MEd]
  • Electronics & Electrical Engineering [MSc]
  • Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management [MSc]
  • Electronics & Photonics Manufacturing [MSc]
  • End of Life Studies [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Endodontics [MSc(DentSci)]
  • English Language & Linguistics [MSc]
  • English Literature [MLitt]
  • English Literature: American Modern Literature [MLitt]
  • English Literature: Fantasy [MLitt]
  • English Literature: Modernities – Literature, Culture, Theory [MLitt]
  • Enhanced Practice in Education (Dumfries Campus) [MSc]
  • Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc]
  • Environment, Culture & Communication (Dumfries Campus) [MLitt]
  • Environmental Futures: Sustainable Systems [MSc]
  • Environmental Risk Management (Dumfries Campus) [MSc]
  • Environmental Science (Glasgow-Nankai Joint Graduate School) [MSc]
  • Environmental Statistics see: Statistics [MSc]
  • Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Resistance [MSc]
  • Film & Television Studies [MLitt]
  • Film Curation [MSc]
  • Filmmaking & Media Arts [MSc]
  • Finance & Management [MSc]
  • Financial Economics [MSc]
  • Financial Modelling & Investment [MSc]
  • Financial Risk Management [MSc]
  • Financial Technology [MSc]
  • Food Security [MSc]
  • Gender History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Genetic & Genomic Counselling (with Work Placement) [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Geoinformation Technology & Cartography [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Geomatics & Management [MSc]
  • Geospatial & Mapping Sciences [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Global Economy [MSc]
  • Global Health [MSc/MRes]
  • Global History [MSc]
  • Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Global Mental Health [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Global Mental Health (online) [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Global Migrations & Social Justice [MSc]
  • Global Security [MSc]
  • Health Care, Advanced Practice in [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Health Services Management [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Health Technology Assessment [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Health-Professions Education / Health-Professions Education (with Research) [MSc/MSc (Research)/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Healthcare Chaplaincy [PgCert]
  • Historically Informed Performance Practice (in conjunction with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) [MA]
  • History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Housing Studies [MSc/PgDip]
  • Human Anatomy [PgCert]
  • Human Geography: Spaces, Politics, Ecologies [MRes]
  • Human Nutrition [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Human Rights & International Politics [MSc]
  • Immunology & Inflammatory Disease [MSc]
  • In Headship [PgDip]
  • Inclusive Education: Research, Policy & Practice [MEd]
  • Inclusive Education: Research, Policy & Practice [PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning available]
  • Industrial Heterogeneous Catalysis [MRes]
  • Infection Biology (with specialisms) [MSc]
  • Information Management & Preservation [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Information Technology [MSc]
  • Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy [LLM]
  • International & Comparative Education [MSc]
  • International Accounting & Financial Management [MAcc]
  • International Business [MSc]
  • International Commercial Law [LLM]
  • International Corporate Finance & Banking [MSc]
  • International Economic Law [LLM]
  • International Finance [MFin]
  • International Financial Analysis [MSc]
  • International Human Resource Management & Development [MSc]
  • International Law [LLM]
  • International Law & Security [LLM]
  • International Law of Global Security, Peace & Development (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [LLM]
  • International Management & Design Innovation [MSc]
  • International Relations [MSc]
  • International Relations [MRes]
  • International Relations (Glasgow-Nankai Joint Graduate School) [MSc]
  • International Strategic Marketing [MSc]
  • Into Headship [PgCert]
  • Investment Banking & Finance [MSc]
  • Laboratory Management [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Land & Hydrographic Surveying [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Land & Hydrographic Surveying with Work Placement [MSc]
  • Law [LLM]
  • Leadership in Health & Social Care [PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Lymphoedema Management, Advanced [PgCert]
  • Management [MRes]
  • Management [MSc]
  • Management & Sustainable Tourism [MSc]
  • Management with Enterprise & Business Growth [MSc]
  • Management with Human Resources [MSc]
  • Management with International Finance [MSc]
  • Managing Art & Cultural Heritage in Global Markets [IntM]
  • Marketing [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Master of Global Business [MGB]
  • Material Culture & Artefact Studies [MSc/PgDip]
  • Mathematics / Applied Mathematics [MSc]
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) [MBA]
  • Mechanical Engineering [MSc]
  • Mechanical Engineering & Management [MSc]
  • Mechatronics [MSc]
  • Media Management [MSc]
  • Media, Communications & International Journalism [MSc]
  • Media, Culture & Society [MSc]
  • Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology see: Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Medical Devices Engineering [MSc]
  • Medical Genetics & Genomics [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Medical Physics [MSc]
  • Medical Visualisation & Human Anatomy [MSc]
  • Medieval History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Microbiology see: Infection Biology (with specialisms) [MSc]
  • Middle Leadership & Management in Schools [PgCert]
  • Ministry, Theology & Practice [MTh/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Modern History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Molecular Genetics see: Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Museum Education [MSc]
  • Museum Education (online) [MSc: Online distance learning]
  • Museum Studies [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Music Industries [MSc]
  • Musicology [MMus]
  • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology [MSc]
  • Neuropsychology see: Applied Neuropsychology [MSc(MedSci)/PgDip]
  • Neuroscience see: Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Nuclear & Environmental Physics [MSc]
  • Nursing see: Health Care, Advanced Practice in [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Nursing Science, Advanced [MSc]
  • Obesity & Weight Management see: Human Nutrition [MSc(MedSci)]
  • One Health [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery [MSc(DentSci)]
  • Oral Sciences [MSc]
  • Palliative Care [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Parasitology see: Infection Biology (with specialisms) [MSc]
  • Philosophy [MSc]
  • Philosophy (Conversion) [MSc]
  • Philosophy of Mind & Psychology [MSc]
  • Playwriting & Dramaturgy [MLitt]
  • Political Communication [MSc/PgDip]
  • Positive Behaviour Support [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Precision Medicine & Pharmacological Innovation [MSc]
  • Precision Medicine (with specialisms) [MSc]
  • Primary Health Care [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Product Design Engineering [MSc]
  • Professional Legal Practice (Diploma) see: Diploma in Professional Legal Practice [PgDip]
  • Professional Practice with PGDE [MEd]
  • Proteomics see: Biomedical Sciences [MRes]
  • Psychological Science (conversion) [MSc]
  • Psychological Science, Research Methods of [MSc]
  • Psychological Studies (conversion) [MSc]
  • Psychology see: Clinical Psychology [DClinPsy]
  • Psychology (conversion) [MSc: Online distance learning]
  • Public Health [MPH/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Public Health (online) [MPH/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Public Health Nutrition see: Human Nutrition [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Public Policy & Management [MSc]
  • Public Policy Research [MRes]
  • Quantitative Finance [MSc]
  • Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation & Epidemiology [MSc]
  • Quantum Technology [MSc]
  • Real Estate [MSc]
  • Real Estate [PgCert]
  • Religious Education by Distance Learning (CREDL) [Cert: Online distance learning]
  • Robotics & AI [MSc]
  • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies [MSc]
  • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies [MRes]
  • Scottish Book History & Textual Editing [PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Scottish History [MSc/PgDip]
  • Security, Intelligence & Strategic Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Sensor & Imaging Systems [MSc]
  • Slavery, Forced Migration & Reparative Justice [IntM]
  • Sociology [MSc]
  • Sociology & Research Methods [MRes]
  • Software Development [MSc]
  • Sonic Arts see: Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice [MSc]
  • Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice [MSc]
  • South European Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master) [IntM]
  • Spatial Planning [PgCert]
  • Speech, Language & Sociolinguistics [MSc]
  • Sport & Exercise Science & Medicine [MSc]
  • Sport & Exercise Science & Medicine [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Sports Nutrition see: Human Nutrition [MSc(MedSci)]
  • Statistics [MSc]
  • Stem Cell Engineering for Regenerative Medicine [MSc]
  • Structural Engineering [MSc]
  • Sustainable Energy [MSc]
  • Sustainable Tourism & Global Challenges (Dumfries Campus) [MSc]
  • Sustainable Water Environments [MSc]
  • Teacher Leadership & Learning [PgCert]
  • TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages [MEd]
  • TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages [MSc]
  • Textile Conservation [MPhil]
  • Theatre & Performance Practices [MLitt]
  • Theatre Studies [MLitt]
  • Theoretical Physics [MSc]
  • Tourism Development & Culture (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master) (Dumfries Campus) [MSc]
  • Translation Studies [MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
  • Urban & Regional Planning (Glasgow-Nankai Joint Graduate School) [MSc]
  • Urban Analytics [MSc]
  • Urban Research [MRes]
  • Urban Studies [PgCert]
  • Urban Transport [MSc]
  • Veterinary Nursing, Advanced Practice in see: Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing [MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning]
  • Virology see: Infection Biology (with specialisms) [MSc]
  • War Studies [MSc]

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