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Cordwainers BA Placement Bursary

The Cordwainers BA Placement Bursary of £4,500 is available to 2nd year undergraduate Home or EU students on the Cordwainers footwear course at London College of Fashion.


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 2020/21 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 2019/20 academic year.

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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.

To help ensure the BA (Hons) Cordwainers courses remain open to talented students, regardless of their background and economic circumstances, The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers are pleased to provide a placement bursary of £4,500 to footwear students to contribute towards course tuition fees and living expenses.

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

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


Applications for this scholarship are now closed for 2020-21 academic year.

Receiving payment

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

Living expense and course costs payments will be paid in termly instalments to the award recipient.


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