Don McCarthy scholarship

Dr Don McCarthy Fashion Programme Scholarship

The British School of Fashion is offering a prestigious scholarship in honour of Founding Donor, Dr Don McCarthy. A leading figure within the fashion industry, Don is former Executive Chairman of House of Fraser, Rubicon Retail Ltd, the holding company for the Shoe Studio, Warehouse and Principles fashion brands, and Goldsmiths and Watches of Switzerland.

The Dr Don McCarthy scholarship is open to candidates applying to study on fashion programmes at GCU London starting in January 2021.  The scholarship will provide the successful student with vital support for partial course fees.

What do you get

scholarships worth £12,500 available for January 2021 start applicants 

Who can apply

Students must have applied to study one of the following courses at GCU London commencing January 2021:

  • MBA Luxury Brand Management
  • MSc Fashion Business Creation
  • MSc Luxury Brand Marketing
  • MSc Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing

How to apply

You can apply for the scholarship online. When applying you will be asked to upload a video in support of your application. This is a 2-3 minute video of you explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship. Amongst other things, the selection panel are looking for answers to:

  • Why you should be awarded the scholarship
  • What difference it will make to your studies/career
  • What difference you will make to the industry/University – what will you give back?
  • What your future plans and career goals are.

Closing date for applications: 01 December 2020, 5pm GMT

Terms and conditions

Must hold an offer of study with GCU London and be at conditional or unconditional offer stage before applying or the application will be rejected

You must be able to cover your living costs in line with the UKVI requirements when applying for a Visa 

All awards are non-transferable to any other programme or academic session if you are awarded the scholarship

Awards will be allocated to January 2021 only