In partnership with Robert McKee, Regent's is honoured to offer this scholarship for students studying BA (Hons) Film & Screen (Screenwriting & Producing).
|Type of funding||Scholarship|
|How many offered?||1|
£7,000 towards fees for one standard programme duration
A complimentary place on Robert McKee’s legendary Story Seminar
Attendance at a dedicated Q&A session
A complimentary place at the London Screenwriters’ Festival whenever it’s hosted at Regent's University London
A leading role in Film, Media & Performance events at Regent’s
|Level of study||Undergraduate|
|Programmes||BA (Hons) Film & Screen (Screenwriting & Producing)|
|Criteria||Complete the task set out in the How to apply section|
Robert McKee, a Fulbright Scholar, is the most sought-after screenwriting lecturer around the globe. He has dedicated the last 30 years to educating and mentoring screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, poets, documentary makers, producers and directors internationally.
Stories live inside us all. Too often, talented writers from diverse backgrounds remain unnurtured and lost. I’m thrilled to partner with Regent’s University London and give voice to those yet to be heard.Robert McKee
McKee’s former students include over 60 Academy Award winners, 200 Academy Award nominees, 200 Emmy Award winners, 1000 Emmy Award nominees, 100 WGA (Writers Guild of America) Award winners, 250 WGA Award nominees, 50 DGA (Directors Guild of America) Award winners and 100 DGA Award nominees.
How to Apply
Please complete the following task and send your statement and script as attachments to [email protected]. Please include your full name, nationality and student number within the email.
Submit a short drama script
Please submit a short drama script, of up to 5 minutes in length and a 1,000 word statement answering the following question:
- ‘Why would being a Robert McKee International Screenwriting scholar be important to you?’
If your application is shortlisted
If shortlisted, you will be invited to interview (face-to-face or via Skype) with members of the Film, Media & Performance team at Regent’s. You will be asked to discuss your short drama script and points from your statement, as well as answer other interview questions.