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Ports 1961 Scholarship

The Ports 1961 Scholarship of £28,290 is available to 1 student accepted on the MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.


To be eligible for the Ports 1961 Scholarship students must be:

  • considered a Home or EU student who is ordinarily resident in the UK or EU (living in or predominantly tied to) the UK or EU for most  of the 3 years before your course is due to start OR
  • considered an International student AND
  • accepted on the full-time MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins, UAL commencing in October 2020.


Ports 1961 is a luxury fashion house. The company – whose design team is based in London – has been supporting students at Central Saint Martins since 2015. The scholarship offers 1 talented student per year the opportunity to study at a world leading fashion design institution when they may otherwise not have been able to do so.

The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will provide a contribution towards, tuition fees, course costs and living expenses for Home or EU students and a contribution to tuition fees only for international students.

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 2020-21 academic year.

Receiving payment

For Home and EU students, the scholarship will provide a contribution towards tuition fees, course costs and living expenses. For International students, 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.

Course costs and living expenses payments (for Home and EU students only) will be paid in termly instalments to the award recipient via BACS.


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