Scholarships

AND OTHER FUNDING options
Central Film School

CFS Merit Scholarship

Central Film School is pleased to reward academic excellence.

We have 5 partial scholarships of up to 50% of tuition fees for high-achieving students entering our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 2021. If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, please complete the Merit Scholarship Application Form.

The Bertha Foundation Award, which is one of the 5 partial Merit Scholarships, is reserved for those applying to the MA Social Impact Documentary Filmmaking.

Please note that these scholarships cannot be combined with any other the Central Film School scholarship or promotion.  The deadline for the Merit Scholarship application for the Autumn intake is April each year.

Merit Scholarship Applications for 2020 are now closed

Other Scholarship options

chevening

Chevening
Scholarship

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world. It is a scheme set up to help International students studying in the UK with a view to using the skills they have learnt to benefit their country on return. It is available in over 100 countries.

bafta

BAFTA UK Scholarship
Programme

The BAFTA Scholarship Programme assists talented UK nationals in need of financial support to study a postgraduate course in film, television or games in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar will receive up to £10,000 towards their course fees for a year, mentoring support from BAFTA members, and free access to BAFTA events around the UK. In return, the scholarship recipients will share their learning experiences on BAFTA Guru, BAFTA’s online learning channel, and participate in future BAFTA outreach to young people.

Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund

The Cinema and Television
Benevolent Fund

Charity that provides financial support to those working in all areas of film, cinema and television, through cash grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 and also provides sponsorship under the John Brabourne Awards scheme.

Swedish Loan and Grant programme

Swedish Loan and Grant
programme

Grants available for Swedish students to cover course fees and living costs for studies in the UK.

• Tuition Fees
• Accommodation costs
• Travel costs
• Food Costs
• Entertainment/socialising costs

wallace trusts

Charles Wallace Trust, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma

Charles Wallace Trust, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma

Funds For Women Graduates

Funds For Women
Graduates

Various grants to help women graduates with their living expenses while registered for Postgraduate study.

fergusontrust

The Allan & Nesta Ferguson
Charitable Trust

Awards grants to help meet tuition costs, but only in respect of the last year of the course. They will consider applications from Postgraduate students, whether from overseas or from the UK. Grant cheques will not be paid to the applicant but to the institution at which they are studying.

gilchristgrants

The Gilchrist
Education

Considers applications from Postgraduate students who have made proper financial provision to fund their studies but find themselves facing unexpected financial difficulties which may prevent completion of it. Applicants will normally be in the last year of their course.

hkf

The Helena Kennedy
Foundation

For students who have completed a further education course and wish to progress to higher education. For students starting their first year, single bursaries of £1,500 are available.

LEATHERSELLERS

The Leathersellers
Company

Offers small grants of up to £4,000 to students, with priority going to students from Greater London.

Useful links

ukcisa

UK Council for International
Student Affairs

An informative site for UK and International students, with guidance on living in the UK, visas, funding your studies. This site does not provide funding directly.

Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales

Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales, Spain

This is a useful government website for Spanish students, covering such information as studying, employment and emigration, with details of grants available to Spanish students.

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