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BAFTA Scholarships in China

Our scholarship programme in mainland China and Hong Kong supports UK-Asia cross-cultural exchange by offering support to talented Chinese and British nationals, enabling their study of film, television or games as an international student in the UK or China respectively. BAFTA Scholars receive financial support for course fees and overseas living expenses, as well as mentoring from industry professionals and access to BAFTA events.

Information for Applicants


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Read the list of eligible courses in China and in the UK


British citizens studying in mainland China or Hong Kong

This scholarship is open to British Citizens in need of financial assistance to take a postgraduate course in China related to a career in film, television or games.   

Successful applicants will receive up to £10,000 towards annual tuition fees and up to £10,000 towards annual living expenses while studying overseas..

Deadline for applications: Monday 12 June 2017

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Chinese nationals studying in the UK

This scholarship is open to Chinese nationals in need of financial assistance to take a postgraduate course in the UK related to a career in film, television or games.   

Successful applicants will receive up to £24,000 towards annual tuition fees and up to £10,000 towards annual living expenses while studying overseas.

Deadline for applications: Friday 9 June 2017

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If you have any questions about the BAFTA Scholarship Programme in China, or have any technical problems with the application form, contact [email protected].


Meet the scholars

Headline: Scholars Reception for 2016 intakeVenue: BAFTA, 195 PiccadillyDate: 4 October 2016