The University of Arts London, UK, invites applications for its Patrick and Kelly Lynch scholarship for international students for the 2014/2015.  The scholarship has been established by University of the Arts London patrons Patrick and Kelly Lynch for students who wish to study fine art at postgraduate level.
The scholarship is open to Home, EU and International students accepted on the full-time MA Fine Art course at Chelsea College of Arts. Applications are encouraged from students who will benefit from postgraduate studies to realize their full potential and who are in financial hardship.
 Worth of Award

  • The scholarship will fully fund tuition fees for a Home/EU student, and will be contribution of towards tuition fees for an International student.
  • The scholarship is worth £12,000 and will cover full tuition fees and maintenance for a Home or EU student. For a international student the award will be a contribution towards tuition fees.

To be eligible for The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • The applicant must enrol on the MA course in the same academic year for which they have applied for funding. If any applicant is unable to do this for any reason, the scholarship will be withdrawn.
  • The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship holder is expected to attend all timetabled classes and tutorials, excepting periods of absence due to illness. Attendance will be monitored, and any student with an unacceptable attendance record may risk the termination of their scholarship.
  • Accepted for a full-time Masters Degree in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, commencing September 2014.


  • An undergraduate student expecting to graduate with a first or 2:1 in a Bachelors Degree (with Honors’) from a Higher Education institution, or an HE accredited Further Education institution by 31st July 2014.


  • A graduate, having already gained a first or 2:1 in a Bachelors Degree from a Higher Education institution, or an HE accredited Further Education institution.


  • (for applicants without a bachelor’s degree) Able to demonstrate substantial equivalent and applicable experience.

 How to Apply

  •  Your application will be initially assessed by University of the Arts London Student Funding service based on the financial information supplied in your application and ranked according to financial need.
  • Further evidence may be requested at a later date.
  • Applications short listed as a result of the above process will then be forwarded onto a selection panel at the College who will make the final decision by ascertaining the academic potential of each application.
  • The panel’s judgment is final and no correspondence whatsoever will be entered into over the decision that has been made.
  •  The application form for The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship is at the end of this document. You may also call the Student Funding Service on 020 7514 6146 to receive another copy of these guidelines and application form by post. It is extremely important that your application form is fully and accurately completed.
  • In addition to the application form you will need to send the following supplementary material:
  • A CD/ DVD portfolio of your work containing 1 PDF document which includes a title page with your name and course title and 10 images of recent work. Please ensure the CD is clearly labelled with your name and contact details and that you provide no more than 10 images.
  • CD or DVD portfolio Photocopied proof of income Last three months bank statements
  • Evidence of medical condition (where appropriate) Photocopied proof of dependants / disability entitlement (where appropriate) Please send your FULLY COMPLETED application by post to:

Student Funding Service
University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn
 Deadline: All applications must be received by 12pm midday Friday June  20, 2014.
Please note they are unable to accept applications by email or fax. Applications that arrive late or are incomplete will not be accepted. No amendments can be made to applications.

  • All applicants will be informed of the final decision in writing by the end of July 2014. A letter will be sent to the correspondence address on the application form. You must inform them in writing if your address changes, so that they can contact you at the correct address.
  • Please do not telephone or send us an email to ask the about the outcome of your application.

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