To be eligible for the Farfetch Scholarships students must be:
- Enrolled on the final year of the full-time BA Fashion Communication course at Central Saint Martins, UAL starting in October 2020
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FARFETCH Limited is the leading global platform for the luxury fashion industry. Founded in 2007 by José Neves for the love of fashion, and launched in 2008, FARFETCH began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Today the FARFETCH Marketplace connects customers in over 190 countries with items from more than 50 countries and nearly 1,300 of the world’s best brands, boutiques and department stores, delivering a truly unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform.
FARFETCH’s additional businesses include Farfetch Platform Solutions, which services enterprise clients with e-commerce and technology capabilities; Browns and Stadium Goods, which offer luxury products to consumers; and New Guards, a platform for the development of global fashion brands. FARFETCH also invests in innovations such as its Store of the Future augmented retail solution, and develops key technologies, business solutions, and services for the luxury fashion industry.
An integral part of FARFETCH’s mission is to also become the platform for good in luxury fashion, fostering positive change and growth in our industry. This collaboration with Central Saint Martins is a natural fit and is also a really exciting opportunity for us to be able to support the next generation of creatives, both financially and for academic merit.
As part of this partnership, students will have access to panel talks with key FARFETCH stakeholders, work together on a consultancy-style creative brief and also have a dedicated FARFETCH scholarship. We're thrilled to be partnering together in this way.
The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will provide a contribution towards maintenance costs for the final year of the course.
One student will be chosen from the Fashion Communication and Promotion pathway, the second student from the Fashion History and Theory pathway and the third from the Fashion Journalism pathway.
Applications for this scholarship must be made by filling in an online application form. More information provided in the guidance notes:
Closing date: 1pm (UK time), Friday 4 December 2020.
Panel interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled for late January 2021. The date will be communicated to shortlisted students.
The scholarships will provide a contribution towards maintenance.
Award recipients will decide whether the payment should be allocated to course fees or living costs.
Payment for maintenance will be made via BACS in termly instalments.
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