New publishing scholarship announced from Osprey Group

Osprey Group and the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies are delighted to announce a new publishing scholarship for September 2012.

Osprey Group is offering a scholarship of £1,000 to a student taking an MA in Publishing at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University. It will be awarded to a candidate who has a particular interest in specialist niche or genre publishing. The student will also receive the guarantee of a work placement for a minimum of three weeks at the Osprey Group.

Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University, said: ‘We are delighted to announce this new scholarship from Osprey. The award will be of great benefit to a student, and they will be very pleased to have the opportunity to do a placement at such an exciting and innovative publisher.’

Rebecca Smart, CEO of Osprey Group, commented: ‘Over the years we have recruited many excellent people from Oxford Brookes, so we are very pleased to support a student there each year.’

About Osprey Group

Osprey Group is an international publishing company focused on producing the best content for enthusiasts across a broad range of specialist areas including military history, heritage and nostalgia, transport history, crafts, antiques, science fiction and fantasy. Osprey Group publishes under four brands: Osprey Publishing, Shire Books, Old House and Angry Robot. A YA (young adult) science fiction and fantasy imprint, Strange Chemistry, is due for launch in September 2012 and a crime imprint, Exhibit A, has just been announced for launch in 2013.

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