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Conran Foundation Scholarship

The Conran Foundation Scholarship of £12,910 is available to 1 Home student accepted on the MA Industrial Design course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.


To be eligible for the Conran Foundation Scholarship students must be:

  • Considered a Home student for tuition fee purposes
  • Ordinarily resident in the UK or EU (living in or predominantly tied to) the UK or EU for most of the three years before your course is due to start
  • Accepted on the full-time MA Industrial Design course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, starting September 2021


The Conran Foundation has long been dedicated to the promotion of design education, and the Conran name has been synonymous with innovation and excellence in design for decades.

Central Saint Martins is proud of its long-standing relationship with the Conran family. Among other family members, Sir Terence Conran enrolled at the (then) Central School of Arts and Crafts in 1948, where he studied Textile Design until 1951 and met Eduardo Paolozzi. Sebastian Conran studied Industrial Design Engineering at the (then) Central School of Art and Design, where he designed the record sleeves, posters, and clothing for The Clash.

Central Saint Martins shares the values and objectives of The Conran Foundation and is dedicated to excellence in Industrial Design, and to nurturing the next generation of talented young designers.

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

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 are now closed for 2021-22.

Receiving payment

The Scholarship will provide a contribution towards tuition fees.

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


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