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Holmes Production Scholarship

The Holmes Production Scholarship of £8,000 is available to 1 Home student from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background accepted on the first year of studies on the BA Fashion Communication course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, starting in September 2023.


To be eligible for the Holmes Production Scholarship students must be:

  • Considered a Home student for tuition fee purposes and 
  • Accepted on the first year of the full-time BA Fashion Communication course at Central Saint Martins, UAL starting in September 2023.


Founded in 2010, by producer Laura Holmes, Holmes Production is an independent Creative Production company dedicated to creativity, artistry and the power of image.

Laura Holmes has partnered with UAL and established the Holmes Production Scholarship to financially support talented students from diverse low income backgrounds who might otherwise be deterred from studying at Central Saint Martins. This scholarship will provide maintenance support for a first-year student entering the BA Fashion Communication course at Central Saint Martins in September 2023.

The Holmes Production Scholarship will open up opportunities to talented creatives from underrepresented communities with the intention of advancing equality and inclusion in the fashion industry.

The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will provide a contribution towards maintenance costs for the first year of the course.

Applications are particularly welcome from students from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are in financial hardship and will benefit from undergraduate studies to realise their full potential.


Applications for this scholarship will open in March 2023. More information provided in the guidance notes:

Closing date:  Friday 26 May 2023

Receiving payment

The scholarship will provide a contribution towards maintenance costs.

Maintenance costs will be paid in termly instalments via BACS to the award recipient.


If you need help, please fill out the Funding Student Enquiry Form.

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