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UK Scholarship Programme

The BAFTA UK scholarship programme is open to British citizens in need of financial assistance to take eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives between £5,000 to £12,000 towards their annual course fees (if undertaking postgraduate study) or towards living expenses (for undergraduate courses), as well as mentoring support and free access to BAFTA events around the UK. 

Generously supported by the Kirsh Foundation, the Reuben Foundation, WarnerMedia and Tinopolis.

Applications are now closed
Register your interest online to be informed when we reopen in 2022

BAFTA's UK Scholarship Programme is part of our charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television. 

Please note that the course you are applying for must be on the eligible courses list. If you have any questions about the BAFTA Scholarship Programme please take a look at frequently asked questions or contact [email protected]
Please note the eligible courses list is reviewed each year and may be subject to change for 2022 applications.

Meet the 2021 UK scholarship intake >

Meet the 2014 - 2020 China scholarship intake >

BAFTA Scholars Jason Harris and Jurell Carter with Jamie Dornan.


BAFTA Scholar Tadhg Culley with his mentor, screenwriter Allan Cubitt.

Event: Academy Circle with Andy SerkisDate: Friday 05 DecemberVenue: Drawing Room, 4th Floor, Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER-Area: POST-EVENT DRINKS RECEPTION

BAFTA Scholars Sam Browne, Matilda Ibini and Emily Ellis with Andy Serkis.


The BAFTA Scholarship Programme has been made possible by the generous support of:

Kirsh Foundation

Reuben Foundation