A number of organisations and private individuals support our students with financial assistance and scholarships. This is in recognition of the high standards of the course and its important role in securing the future for these specialist skills.

There are a number of Grants available for eligible students starting the BA(Hons) Historic Carving or PGDip/MA Carving courses in 2019/20. The financial assistance is to be worth up to 50% of the fees per year, for up to three years.

For further information or to apply for a grant or financial assistance please contact

Applicants must have been offered a place in one of the Art School’s courses before submitting a Grant and Financial Assistance application.

Please note our grant or financial assistance applications will open from February 2019.

The Application Form and procedure will become available in due course.

When making an enquiry, please state your full name, course and year of entry to The Grant and Financial Assistance application deadlines for incoming students varies according to the course but is usually by end of May.

Below is a list of some of the charities supporting the Grant and Financial Assistance scheme currently available for Historic Carving students.

If you would like to apply for Grant and Financial Assistance, please do not contact these organisations directly, as they distribute their funding through the Art School. Grant and Financial Assistance are allocated on the basis of need and merit, and according to the guidelines set out by each Benefactor.

  • Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust
  • Behrens Foundation
  • City & Guilds Institute
  • Clothworkers Company
  • Damon de Laszlo Foundation
  • Dulverton Trust
  • Ernest Cook Trust
  • Mr & Mrs Le Cras Bursary
  • Sheepdrove Trust
  • Sidney Mason (Masons’ Company)
  • Vandervell Foundation
  • Worshipful Company of Grocers

The Art School also operates a Hardship Fund that enrolled students can apply to if they are facing financial hardship. Please note that the fund cannot be relied upon, nor is it sufficient, to finance a student’s course of study.


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