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Win a scholarship to study design at Shillington this September!

We’re offering half scholarships for our September 2019 full-time and part-time graphic design courses in New York, London, Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Winners will receive 50% off total course fees for their selected campus city. Plus, we’re also partnering with Champion to offer one full scholarship for our London Full-Time Course September 2019. One successful applicant will receive 100% off total course fees.

Half scholarships to study design at Shillington in September 2019

What are we looking for?

Your story (written answers)

  • What do you currently do? Why do you want to study design?
  • Why Shillington? What would be your dream job after graduating from Shillington?
  • Plus three silly rapid-fire questions: What’s your personal theme song? What’s your favourite brand? Who’s your dream dinner party guest, dead or alive?

Your passion for design (upload a submission)

  • We want to know why you love design, why you want to study at Shillington and why you’re a perfect choice for a half scholarship.
  • Your submission can take any form. We’ve left the requirements flexible for a reason. Surprise us!
  • Past applicants have created PowerPoint presentations, collages, short podcasts, cartoons, type experimentations, stop motion videos, poetry, Instagram accounts and more.

Extra requirements for New York applications (upload PDFs)

  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member
  • Proof of high school diploma or GED

How does it work?

Check the website for the full terms and conditions for each campus. But here’s the gist:

  • Winners will receive a 50% reduction in total course fees for their selected campus city.
  • To accept, winners will need to officially apply via Shillington’s website and pay a $1000/£1000 deposit by 7 August 2019. Remaining half course fees must be paid by 21 August 2019.
  • Winners must have proven visa rights to study in their respective campus country. Research your potential visa options.
  • Scholarship is only available for courses starting September 2019. It is non-transferrable. There will be no refunds if winners withdraw once the course has started.

Deadline: Monday 8 July 2019 at 5:00pm

Full scholarships to study design at Shillington in September 2019

This year, we’re also partnering with Champion to offer one full scholarship for our London Full-Time Course September 2019. One successful applicant will receive 100% off total course fees. Champion is a creative enterprise with a social mission to champion young creative talent (under 25s) from disadvantaged backgrounds.

You are welcome to apply for both the half scholarship and full scholarship. If so please fill out both the full scholarship application form and the half scholarship application form.

What are we looking for?

Your story (written answers)

  • What do you currently do? Why do you want to study design?
  • Describe how you foster creativity in your everyday life.
  • Why are you the perfect choice for the Shillington & Champion full scholarship?
  • Plus, to help us understand your background, you will be asked to share your story and answer some questions e.g. Were you eligible for free school meals, pupil premium, education maintenance allowance or 16 to 19 bursary? Did you grow up in a household where no parent or guardian attended university? Did you come to the UK as a refugee or asylum seeker? Are you currently or have you been in local authority care?

Your passion for design (upload a submission)

  • We want to know why you love design, why you want to study at Shillington and why you’re a perfect choice for the scholarship.
  • Your submission can take any form. We’ve left the requirements flexible for a reason. Surprise us!
  • Past applicants have created PowerPoint presentations, collages, short podcasts, cartoons, type experimentations, stop motion videos, poetry, Instagram accounts and more.

Extra requirements

  • Applicants must be 25 years old or younger.
  • If selected for the shortlist, you will be required to attend an interview with Champion and Shillington.

How does it work?

  • If selected for the shortlist, you will be contacted for an interview between Monday 8 July 2019 — Friday 12 July 2019. Interviews will be conducted week of Monday 15 July 2019.
  • One successful applicant will receive 100% off total course fees for the London Full-Time Course September 2019.
  • Champion will make sure you have access to the software you need, a laptop to work on at home, an iPad to present your folio on, as well as a small living allowance to ensure you can fully dedicate your time to the course.
  • Successful applicant must have proven visa rights to study in their respective campus country.
  • Scholarship is only available for courses starting September 2019. It is non-transferrable.

Deadline: Monday 8 July 2019 at 5:00pm

Don’t miss your chance!

Questions? Contact us.

Papercraft artwork by Magda Ksiezak.


By: Shillington Design Blog