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Please complete the below information for your preferred/guaranteed place on a BA/MA Course



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  • Present your most recent work first and the oldest work towards the back
  • Present in a simple A4 pdf format
  • Think practically about the easiest way to show the work.
  • Make sure the work in your portfolio is 100% yours, and if it is not label it accordingly.
  • Include design development process as well as finished product.
  • Include hand drawn work, mood boards, fabric swatches, as well as imagery if the final product.




Please provide two referees’ contact details. One of these must be an academic referee. Please note that you do not need to send us a reference from these referees, however these people will be contacted by us.



As part of the Scholarship application process we require you to disclose all financial information that we feel may support your submission. Any false information provided will jeopardize your application. All information provided is confidential within the BFC.



Applicant Acknowledgement

By completing the online form and ticking the box, I agree to have read and understood the terms of entry and will accept that the decisions made by the judging panel are final. 

The information supplied in this application is used by the judging panel under Confidentiality Agreement to make decisions. If chosen as a shortlisted candidate for the BFC Foundation Scholarship, I agree to be interviewed, photographed and/or filmed throughout the application process and to execute all agreements and/or releases which may be required in connection therewith, and that my application, including personal data, will be shared within the BFC for the purposes of education support and to inform me of future opportunities. 

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the British Fashion Council will never use your personal data in a way that you have not consented to. Further information about the British Fashion Council’s Data Policy can be found here:

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