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Sheepdrove Trust Scholarship

The Sheepdrove Trust Scholarship of £11,220 is available to 1 Home or International student accepted on the MA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts, University of The Arts London.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Sheepdrove Trust Scholarship students must be:

  • Accepted on the full-time MA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL starting in October 2021

About

The Sheepdrove Trust has been founded by Peter and Juliet Kindersley. The Kindersleys are passionate advocates for organic approaches to solving some of the key environmental, social and economic challenges we face. The Kindersleys, their various businesses, and the Trust have been active stakeholders in organic farming and processing in both food and non-food sectors through the whole supply chain for many years.

The Sheepdrove Trust has partnered with UAL to deliver real impact and raise awareness for people and earth first- fashion and textiles. The Sheepdrove Trust Scholarship will enable creative and talented young people – future design innovators – to study at Chelsea College of Arts’ MA Textile Design course.

The Sheepdrove Trust Scholarship aims to help students of outstanding academic potential, who come from an economically disadvantaged background and who might otherwise be deterred from studying at Chelsea College of Arts.

The scholarship will be assessed on the basis of financial need and academic merit. It will provide a contribution towards tuition fees. Student recipients will also be selected on demonstration to pursue a course of study that is centered on sustainable design.

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

Apply

Applications for this scholarship must be made by filling in an online application form. More information provided in the guidance notes:

Closing date: Friday 27 August 2021

The panel will be scheduled for September 2021. The date will be communicated to shortlisted students.

Receiving payment

The scholarship will provide a contribution of £11,220 towards tuition fees. International students will be responsible for paying the remainder of the course tuition fee.

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

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