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Financial Support for Postgraduates

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Financial Support for Postgraduates

Student Loan Schemes

In addition or as complement to scholarships, postgraduate loan schemes may be available:

Alumni Loyalty Scheme

The Courtauld's Alumni Loyalty Scheme is open to any graduate of The Courtauld Institute of Art admitted to a new taught postgraduate programme of study from 2015/16 onward.

Sources of Funding for Conservation Students

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST)

Awards ranging from £2,000 to £15,000 available for craftsmen and women of all ages to help them further their careers. Students on the MA in Conservation of Wall Painting and Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings are eligible for this award.



A NADFAS Scholarship opportunity may exist for the next academic year. This award is usually (but not necessarily) granted to a student in his/her first year of the easels course. The student must have been offered a place on the Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings to qualify. The value of the Scholarship in the 2012/13 academic year was £2,500. It is typically awarded to a student from the UK, Australia or New Zealand. The award is reviewed each year.


Anna Plowden Trust bursaries

Students on full-time conservation courses can apply independently to the Anna Plowden Trust for up to £2,000 towards their fees for the first year of the course.

Financial Support for International Students

As well as financial support for Postgraduates open to all students, there are avenues of support available specifically for international students:

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