DOSH: The Mike Davies Scholars Fund

The Mike Davies Scholars Fund  will support five first year students studying ‘maker’ subjects in in the following disciplines:

  • BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker: Glass & Ceramics
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Photography, Video & Digital Imaging
  • BA (Hons) Illustration and Design
  • BA (Hons) Animation and Games Art
  • BA (Hons) Fashion, Design & Promotion
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

  • Eng (Hons) Automotive Engineering

  • BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Each Mike Davies Scholar will receive up to £1000 per year, in addition to quarterly one to one mentoring opportunities with Mike Davies CBE for the duration of their course of study.

Apply by 21 November

DOSH (Development Office Scholarships) are free money, which is non-means tested, and you never have to repay.  Find out more here:

sunderland.ac.uk/dosh

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Mike Davies Scholars Fund 2019-20

The University is the recipient of a generous donation to support five first year students studying ‘maker’ subjects in the following disciplines:

• artist designer maker: glass and ceramics

• fine art, photography (PVD)

• illustration and design

• animation

• fashion design

• engineering

This exciting new programme funded by Benefactor and long term University friend Mike Davies CBE, will provide financial and mentoring support to five selected students throughout the duration of their course of study.

As a ‘Mike Davies Scholar’, you will receive tailored one to one guidance which will help you to get the best out of your time here at Sunderland.

This package of support will catapult your employability and help to prepare you for your chosen working environment building on your career aspirations.

This is a unique opportunity and each successful candidate will receive up to £1000* in financial support annually in addition to quarterly one to one mentoring opportunities with Mike Davies for the duration of their course of study.

Application Process Students from the above cohort of subject areas are welcome to apply and the application deadline is noon on Thursday 21 November 2019.

sunderland.ac.uk/dosh

For further information or for an informal discussion please contact Professor Kevin Petrie, Head of School of Art and Design kevin.petrie@sunderland.ac.uk

For information on the application process/how to apply contact the University’s Development team on development.office@sunderland.ac.uk or join us at one of our Dosh drop in sessions:

Thursday 3 October, 10am-1pm – Ground Floor, David Goldman Building

Wednesday 9 October, 10am-1pm - City Campus Gateway Reception

Wednesday 16 October, 11am-1pm – City Campus, The Space, CitySpace

 

*Funding will support a tangible output e.g. materials or a learning outcome from a conference/placement opportunity in addition to relevant travel costs supporting one face to face mentoring meeting per annum. Payments are made in February of each academic year.

 


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