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The Robson Real World Experience Fund 

The University is the recipient of a generous donation supporting students studying Visual Arts. This fund allows University staff to support current students to undertake a live project or opportunity complementing current studies.
Staff supporting the following subject areas are welcome to apply;

- Glass and Ceramics
- Fine Art
- Photography
- Curating
- Foundation Courses

Applications must be received by noon on the closing date of 31st January 2017.

For an informal conversation or to discuss your proposal please contact Professor Kevin Petrie, Head of Visual Arts.

How to Apply

To apply to the Robson Real World Fund you must complete an application form and submit it to the Development & Alumni Office before the deadline. The Real World Committee meet in October/February and May to award this scholarship programme. You must ensure that your application form is fully completed and meets the requirements of the criteria below. Incomplete applications will not be shortlisted for consideration by the Commitee.

View and download the application form.

View and download the scholarship criteria.

The Development Office team are happy to discuss and advise on your proposal prior to submission - contact us on or call on 0191 515 3664. 

Robson Real World Experience Fund Case Studies

Hear how the Robson Real World Experience Fund has helped create life changing experiences for students:

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