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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, does not include first year of 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 BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
BA (Hons) Fine Art BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering
BA (Hons) Photography, Video & Digital Imaging BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering
BA (Hons) Illustration and Design BEng (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engineering
BA (Hons) Animation and Games Art  
BA (Hons) Fashion, Design & Promotion  
BA (Hons) Graphic Design  

Closing deadline is Thursday 21st November 2019 at noon.

How to Apply

Applicants must read the below criteria document and collate the required evidence. Please then download the application form detailing why you think you will benefit from being a Mike Davies Scholar.

Mike Davies Scholars Award 2019/20 - Criteria

Mike Davies Scholars 2019/20 - Application Form

The Development Office team are happy to discuss and advise on your proposal prior to submission. Contact us on development.office@sunderland.ac.uk or pop into one of our #Dosh drop in support clinics:

Thursday 3rd October 2019: 10:00-13:00 – Ground Floor, David Goldman Building
Wednesday 9th October 2019: 10:00-13:00 – City Campus Gateway Reception
Wednesday 16th October 2019:  11:00-13:00 – City Campus, The Space, City Studio

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