FUTURE FWD Scholarship
To be eligible for The FUTURE FWD Scholarship students must be:
- Accepted onto the first year of the full-time BA Graphic Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins, UAL starting in September 2023 and September 2024.
The FUTURE FWD Scholarship is supported by design studios Zak Group, Pentagram and Some Days to advance equality and inclusion in graphic design. The scholarship provides maintenance support for a student from a community currently underrepresented in the industry for the full three-year period of their BA Graphic Communication Design degree at Central Saint Martins. It also includes access to mentorship throughout the course and a paid internship opportunity with one of the studios.
The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will provide a contribution of £10,000 per annum towards material costs and living expenses for the duration of the course except the placement year.
Applications are particularly welcome from students from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are in financial hardship and will benefit from undergraduate studies to realise their full potential.
For 2023-2024 academic year:
Applications for this scholarship must be made by filling in an online application form. More information is provided in the guidance notes:
Closing Date: Friday 26 May 2023
The panel will be scheduled for July 2023. The date will be communicated to shortlisted students.
For 2024 -2025 academic year:
Applications will open in March 2024.
The scholarship will provide a contribution of £10,000 per annum for the duration of the course except the placement year.
Material costs and living expenses payments will be paid in termly instalments via BACS to the award recipient
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