Cordwainers BA Placement Bursary
The Cordwainers BA Placement Bursary, an award ONLY for footwear students, of £4,500 is available to 1 Home or EU student undertaking the Diploma in Professional Studies – Year Placement in Industry and enrolled on the BA Cordwainers Footwear course at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.
To be eligible for the Cordwainers BA Placement Bursary students must be:
- Considered Home or EU for fee purposes AND
- Undertaking the Diploma in Professional Studies – Year Placement in Industry in 2019/20 academic year AND
- Enrolled in Year 2 of the full-time BA Cordwainers Footwear: Product Design and Development course at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London in 2017/18 academic year
In common with other Livery Companies, the Cordwainers Company was, in the early and middle ages, responsible for the governance and quality control of its trade in the City of London and the education and training of craftsmen through the system of apprenticeships. This early involvement in education and training has continued to the present day.
The Cordwainers Hardship fund is intended to help students who have genuine and unavoidable financial difficulties and are struggling with their living costs despite having received all financial support available to them. The Fund acts as a safety net for students in financial difficulty rather than their main source of income.
The Fund is open only to home students (overseas and EU students are not eligible to apply) to help them remain in higher education, particularly those students who need financial help to meet costs that cannot be met from any other sources of funding.
These bursaries are presented strictly on the basis of financial need and eligible students must satisfy the University’s hardship fund criteria.
Applications are now closed for the 2019/20 academic year.
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