University of the Arts London offers Mead scholarships & fellowships. The scholarships and fellowships are offered to the most prestigious undergraduate and graduates to support programmes at UAL. Three scholarship awards of up to £2,500 each are offered to undergraduate students and two fellowship awards of up to £10,000 each are offered to new and recent graduates. Applications need to be submitted by 30th April 2013.
Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate, master’s and PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of the Arts London
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Mead Scholarship- UAL BA (Hons) 2nd year students at time of application
-All candidates must have completed their 2nd years by the time of undertaking the Scholarship
Mead Fellowship- UAL BA/BSc (Hons) 3rd year students at time of application
-UAL MA/MSc postgraduates at time of application
-All candidates must have graduated by the time of undertaking the Fellowship.
Applications will be open to individuals irrespective of their nationality or country of residence. Please note that recipients of the AHRC Scholarships are not eligible to apply, due to the terms and conditions set out by AHRC.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for this scholarship.
The Mead Scholarships and Fellowships are one of the most prestigious student and graduate support programmes at UAL, designed to support UAL students and recent graduates in the pursuit of excellence through the development of their creative practice. The Mead Scholarships and Fellowships are for talented students and graduates who have demonstrated outstanding ideas and excellence in practice across a wide range of creative sectors, or the use of creative solutions in other sectors. The Mead Scholarship will provide up to three awards of up to £2,500 each for undergraduate students who have already exhibited a high level of creative potential and excellence in practice, and have one further year of study at UAL following receipt of the grant, thus allowing them the summer period before entering their final year of study to develop a body of research and/or practice at a crucial time. The Mead Fellowship will provide up to two awards of up to £10,000 each to new and recent graduates, allowing them the time and flexibility to develop a body of research and/or practice after their graduation.
Number of Awards: 3 scholarships and 2 fellowships are offered.
Duration of Awards: Scholarships and fellowships are offered for 1 year.
What does it cover? The Mead Scholarship will provide up to three awards of up to £2,500 each for undergraduate students. The Mead Fellowship will provide up to two awards of up to £10,000 each to new and recent graduates. The Scholarships and Fellowships would cover practice or research activities lasting up to one year, including:-
• Travel and related costs
• Books, publications and materials
• Professional development and training
• Specialist expertise and advice
• Language-related costs (e.g., translation services)
In addition, Fellowships (but not Scholarships) could cover:-
• Workspace/studio rental
• Subsistence allowances
Funding will be disbursed in two tranches – 50% upfront and 50% upon submission of an update report at an agreed time.
Selection Criteria: Applicants will be assessed on the extent to which proposals are persuasive and well-articulated, detailing the following:
• Evidence of a high level of academic attainment and excellence in practice
• The proposed research, practice or social enterprise outcomes and any anticipated wider benefits to an industry, sector or community.
• How the results/outcomes/benefits will positively affect the recipient’s studies or development of practice.
• An explanation of budgeted costs to be covered by the award.
Notifications: Results will be announced via email by end May 2013.
How to apply: Please submit a project proposal that details the above aspects. Complete this application form (see below) and attach it to your proposal. Submissions must be made in hard copies and must not exceed 15 pages in total (excluding appendices). Applications need to be submitted by 30 April 2013, 10 am by post or in person, addressed to:
SEE (lower ground floor)
University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn, WC1V 7EY London
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications need to be submitted by 30th April 2013.