Scholarships for our postgraduate degrees
At Escape Studios we want to reward those who are truly passionate about their chosen field to reach their full creative potential. That's why we'll offer a £8,000 scholarship to one applicant for each of our next 2019 postgraduate cohorts to significantly reduce the fees of a postgraduate degree in 2D VFX, 3D VFX, 3D Animation, Game Art or Storyboarding and Previsualisation! Find out more about each opportunity below.
February 2019 winners announced
We were impressed with the quality of the portfolios we received from our February 2019 applicants! We are happy to announce the winners’ names for this cohort – congratulations to everyone who applied!
- 3D VFX - Akshay Shitole
- 2D VFX - Federico Bonato
- 3D Animation - Luis David Marcillo Coronado
- Games - Gustavo Horn
How to apply
All students who apply for a postgraduate degree, submit a creative portfolio and pay a deposit for the course fees by the announced deadline (see dates below) will automatically be considered for the scholarship (there is no need to apply separately).
See application deadlines below. Please note, you can still apply for the course after the deadlines below (if spaces are available), but your application won't be eligible for a scholarship.
|Postgraduate Programme||Start date||Application deadline (to be eligible for a scholarship)||Winner announcement|
|MA Visual Effects Production (3D)||23 May 2019||5 April 2019||22 April 2019|
|MA Visual Effects Production (3D)||30 September 2019||16 August 2019||30 August 2019|
|MA Visual Effects Production (Compositing)||5 July 2019||20 May 2019||3 June 2019|
|MA Visual Effects Production (Compositing)||30 September 2019||16 August 2019||30 August 2019|
|MA 3D Animation||5 July 2019||20 May 2019||3 June 2019|
|MA 3D Animation||30 September 2019||16 August 2019||30 August 2019|
|MA Game Art||30 September 2019||16 August 2019||30 August 2019|
|MA Storyboarding and Previsualisation||11 November 2019||27 September 2019||11 October 2019|
Contact our Admissions team at for more details on the deadline to submit your portfolio for our next course intakes.
The selection process
Based on students' application and creative portfolio, Escape Studios' tutors will select a winner for each course. The final scholarship winners will be notified by email and phone prior to the start of the course.
Our tutors will make a decision based on the following criteria:
- the applicant's creative portfolio
- the applicant's personal statement
- the applicant's ability to excel on the degree programme