Now in its fourth year, The Patricia Leggett Playwriting Scholarship is a fully paid scholarship for a place on the MFA in Playwriting degree at The Lir Academy.

In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must

* Be qualified to degree level

* Be resident in Ireland or Northern Ireland

Applications in the form of a cover letter, CV and a 45 minute play (reading time) must be submitted to by 6th April 2019

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an interview at The Lir Academy, Pearse Street, Dublin.

The Lir Academy would like to express our gratitude to Janet and James Curley for their continued support in this scholarship. The Patricia Leggett Playwriting Scholarship is named after Janet’s mother. To read more about the life and legacy of Patricia Leggett, please click here