Undergraduate scholarships

Our scholarships are developed with iconic professionals and offer a unique opportunity to be hand-picked by some of the biggest names in the industry. You'll automatically be considered for a scholarship if you attend and pass one of our Creative Workshops. You could receive a scholarship to cover 100% of your tuition fees!

Our scholarships

(BA/MArt) The Art of Visual Effects Scholarship

Paul Franklin, Co-Founder and Creative Director, DNEG

Paul Franklin has worked on some of the most memorable and successful films of recent times, including Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight, Batman Begins and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. His work on Inception won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects and the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects. He won a second Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Interstellar in 2014.

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(BA/MArt) The Art of Computer Animation Scholarship

Eamonn Butler, Head of Animation at Cinesite

Eamonn started his career at Walt Disney Animation Studios as a 2D Animator. He spent 10 years at Disney, working on Fantasia 2000, Dinosaur and Chicken Little amongst other films. Eamonn has since transferred to the world of VFX animation and as Head of Animation at Double Negative he worked on box office hits such as Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Iron Man 2 and Edge of Tomorrow. For the last 4 years, Eamonn has been Head of Animation at Cinesite - an award-winning film and TV visual effects company based in London.

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(BA/MArt) The Art of Video Games Scholarship 

Tara Saunders, Studio Management team at Sony Computer Entertainment and active member of BAFTA

Tara has a background studying art, design and animation, she graduated from the National Centre of Computer Animation with an MA in Computer Animation in 2000. Tara has been in the games industry since and joined Sony Computer Entertainment’s London Studio at the launch of the PlayStation 2. Since then she has been involved in many of the studio projects, most recently working on the studio endeavours into Virtual Reality gaming. Her career has seen her grow from a Junior Artist to her current role as a member of the studio management team, responsible for the art discipline within her studio. During her career Tara has been an active member of Bafta and has made a conscious effort to support the game developers of tomorrow through links with academia.

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Bursaries and Financial Assistance 

We offer financial assistance to ensure that all students are able to access our learning, no matter their background. We offer a Hardship Bursary worth £1500 a year to all students with experience of Local Authority care, or whose household income is below £25,000. These students, as well as those eligible for free school meals, can also claim expenses for travel to open days and admissions workshops.

We also offer a laptop loan to students with experience of care, from households with income below £25,000, and those from neighbourhoods with low progression to higher education.