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Ashley Family Foundation Scholarship

The Ashley Family Foundation Scholarship of £10,890 is available to 1 Home or EU student accepted on the MA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London


To be eligible for The Ashley Family Foundation Scholarship students must be:

  • Classified as a Home or EU student for fee purposes AND
  • Accepted on the full-time MA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL commencing in September 2019


The Ashley Family Foundation was established in 1986 by Sir Bernard Ashley (1926-2009) and his wife Laura Ashley (1925-1985), following the success of the Laura Ashley brand.

The Foundation supports postgraduate MA Textile Design students at Chelsea College of Arts, with the aim of enabling students to focus upon their studies and embrace the wider creative opportunities available to them as Chelsea students.

The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit and will be a contribution towards course tuition fees.

Applications are welcome from those who are in financial hardship and those who will benefit from postgraduate studies to realise their full potential.


Applications for this scholarship must be made by filling in an online application form. More information is provided in the guidance notes:

Closing date: 1pm (UK time), Friday 13 September 2019.

Receiving payment

The scholarship will provide a contribution towards your tuition fees.

Tuition fees will be paid directly from the award into the University’s Tuition Fees account.


If you need help, please contact or call +44 (0)20 7514 8080.