MA Industrial Design International Bursaries
University of the Arts london
Deadline:  06th June

Industrial Design
All Nationalities
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United Kingdom

Scholarship Overview

The University Arts London is a well-known and modern UK-based higher education institution that is ranked second in the world for art and design. It is the largest university of its kind in Europe. It has over 19,000 students from more than 130 countries. It consists of six art and design colleges and was established in 2004. Students can also find a variety of short courses in artistic subjects as well as study abroad opportunities. The university employs highly qualified and committed individuals who ensure high-quality teaching and learning.

Value of the MA Industrial Design International Bursaries - 2022:

  • Successful applicants will receive scholarship amount worth of £16,945.


The MA Industrial Design International Bursary is provided by the Product Ceramic and Industrial Design programme to encourage and support applicants to MA Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins.

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

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


  • Applicants must be considered as an international student for tuition fee purposes. 
  • Accepted on the extended full-time MA Industrial Design course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, starting in September 2022.

How To Apply

Applications for this scholarship must be made by filling in an online application form via the funding tab in the UAL Student Portal.

In addition to the online application form, you will need to send the following supplementary materials:

1. An electronic portfolio sent via Dropbox to containing one PDF document [50MB maximum] which should be an example of what you consider to be your best work for the Selection Panel to review, and must include:

  •  a title page with your name and course title
  •  an introductory page of no more than 500 words explaining your work, methodology and inspiration
  •  up to 15 pages of images with each image numbered and clearly labelled showing the date of production and, if relevant, title, size and materials used in the original piece (see below for how to upload to Dropbox)

2. A copy of your most up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Résumé (uploaded to the student portal)

3. Evidence of your household income (uploaded to the student portal) Examples:

i. Student’s bank statements for the last 3 months

ii. Parent’s most recent payslips for the last 3 months or

iii. Parent’s annual tax statements

iv. External scholarships

v. Investments, bonds and savings for parents and student

N.B. If you are a dependant then your household income includes the income of your parent(s) / guardian(s)

4. Evidence of medical condition (if applicable, uploaded to the student portal)


i. Doctors’ / Hospital letters

N.B. These should be from a qualified medical practitioner, signed, dated, and from within the past 3 months

5. Evidence of financial hardship* (if applicable, uploaded to the student portal) Examples:

i. Credit card statements

ii. Overdrafts

iii. Expenditure

iv. Overdue rent letters

v. Bailiffs / debt collection letters

N.B. If you are unable to upload your supporting documents on the student portal, please send your attachments via email to *Financial hardship refers to unexpected events or unforeseen changes that have negative impacts on cash flow or finances. For example: changes in income or expenditure, changes in employment status (such as losing a job or having hours reduced). This does not include last month’s rent or bills


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

  • The MA Industrial Design International Bursaries Guidance Notes 2021-22 (PDF 570KB)

Closing date: Friday 18 June 2021