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The Mike Davies Scholars Fund 

The University is the recipient of a generous donation to support five first-year students embarking on a 'maker' course of undergraduate study in the following subject disciplines (one award per subject area, including integrated foundation year).

As a 'Mike Davies Scholar' you will receive a financial support package of up to £1,000 per year and bespoke 1-1 mentoring opportunities with Mike Davies, CBE. Financial support will enable you to produce a tangible output relating to your course of study whilst the tailored mentoring support will empower your employability beyond graduation.

Five £1,000 scholarships per academic year are available to students studying:

BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker: Glass & Ceramics
BA (Hons) Fine Art
BA (Hons) Photography, Video & Digital Imaging
BA (Hons) Illustration and Design
BA (Hons) Animation and Games Art
BA (Hons) Fashion, Design & Promotion
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Closing deadline is Sunday 1st October 2023.

How to Apply

Applicants must read the below criteria document and collate the required evidence. Please download the application form detailing why you think you will benefit from being a Mike Davies Scholar and email your completed application to The Development Office.

Mike Davies Scholars Award Programme 2023 - Criteria

Mike Davies Scholars 2023 - Application Form

The Development Office team are happy to discuss and advise on your proposal prior to submission. You can contact us and submit your applications to 
You can also speak to your Academic team or Head of School about this programme - email


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