Tara Saunders Scholarship
Scholarship for Game Art undergraduates
Tara Saunders (Director of Studio Operations at PlayStation London Studio) is offering a full fee scholarship to a talented student to help them realise their dreams of working in the games industry. If you’re passionate about game art this scholarship will help you fund your studies at Escape Studios and launch your career in the creative industries.
This is a unique opportunity to have your tuition fees paid in full. The recipient will receive their tuition fees paid in full for the duration of their programme (up to four years for those who applied for the integrated Masters).
How to apply
- Apply to study the BA/MArt The Art of Video Games (Integrated Masters) degree via UCAS.
- If you meet the entry criteria for the degree, you will be invited to attend a Creative Workshop at Escape Studios. All video games applicants will be considered for the Tara Saunders Scholarship.
- Based on students’ performance at the Creative Workshop three students will be shortlisted and one student will be selected to receive the Scholarship.
Terms and conditions
The Scholarship is only open to students who apply for the BA/MArt (Hons) The Art of Video Games degree taught at Escape Studios, part of Pearson College London. Students can apply for the three-year programme or the four-year integrated masters.
One candidate will be selected based on their performance at the Creative Workshop including creative portfolio, interview and taking part in group tasks.
About Tara Saunders
Tara has a background studying art, design and animation and 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 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 Director of Studio Operations at PlayStation London 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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