Financial Support for studying at LFS

The deadline for MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting September programmes are rapidly coming, and we want to make sure that every student can attend, no matter their financial situation. At LFS, you'll have access to an internationally renowned film industry network in the heart of London, taught craft excellence, and the ability to put sought-after credits to your name. Scholarships and bursaries are available to UK and EU/EEA students, highlighted below and Federal Funding is available to American students. Further funding information can be read here.

Applications are OPEN for our MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting Degrees, starting in September 2019.

LFS Application Deadlines:

  • International applicants: 20 May 2019
  • UK, EU/EEA nationals: 3 June 2019

To be considered, please create an application via https://admissions.lfs.org.uk/. Please read carefully the entry requirements for MA Filmmaking here and entry requirements for MA Screenwriting found here.

You can view the tuition fees for the MA Filmmaking here and for MA Screenwriting programmes here.

Should you have any questions, please contact us on admissions@lfs.org.uk or +44 (0)20 7836 9642.

 

OfS REGISTERED PROVIDER | Postgraduate Masters Loans

London Film School is now on the OfS Register of English Higher Education providers allowing students to apply for the Postgraduate loans.

For info about the loans, go here. For further details about OfS registration, go to the website.

 

SCREENSKILLS BURSARY

ScreenSkills bursaries are designed to provide financial assistance to those looking to enter, progress in, return to, or transfer into the screen industries. Our ambition is to ensure that the industry has access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent it needs for continued success by helping to unlock opportunities across all types of screen work.

Supporting an individual with a bursary to develop their career helps the screen industries to respond to skills gaps and priority shortage areas. We welcome applications from people in groups under-represented in the industry. 

Bursaries are supported by the BFI, awarding National Lottery funds, by industry contributions to the Film, HETV and Children’s TV Skills Funds and through money from the Television Skills Fund targeted at improving diversity and inclusivity. Deadlines and application available on https://www.screenskills.com/pitches/screenskills-bursaries-apply-for-funding-to-progress-your-career/e1a40527-ea77-499f-a303-ced2c120d66f/ 

 

BAFTA SCHOLARSHIPS

The BAFTA UK scholarship programme is open to British citizens in need of financial assistance to take a post-graduate course in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, and free access to BAFTA events around the UK.

BAFTA’s UK Scholarship Programme is now open for Applications. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 28 May 2019.

For info about the BAFTA Scholarships, please visit: http://www.bafta.org/supporting-talent/scholarships/uk-programme

 

THE JOHN BRABOURNE AWARDS (JCB) SCHOLARSHIPS

The John Brabourne Awards (JBAs), run by The Film & Television Charity, is a talent development programme that supports emerging talent in UK Film and TV with financial grants.

The JBA Scholarship runs two rounds annually with deadlines of 31 January and 31 July.

Full guidelines for this application can be read on this page: https://filmtvcharity.org.uk/supporting-talent/john-brabourne-awards/eligibility-and-dates/

To apply online, please visit: apply.filmtvcharity.org.uk

 

THE LEVERHULME ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

LFS applicants for the MA Filmmaking or MA Screenwriting programmes, who are either UK, EU or EEA nationals, are eligible to apply to The Leverhulme Arts Scholarship.

To apply, you must be granted and accept an unconditional offer upon application to the School. To register your interest, please tick so on your application form.

Individual scholars or students may not apply directly to the Trust. Further information can be found on our website here: https://lfs.org.uk/content/scholarships-available-ma-screenwriting-and-ma-filmmaking-degrees

About The Leverhulme Trust: https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/

 

US FEDERAL STUDENT AID

LFS participates in the William D. Ford Direct Student Loan Programme. As an American national or permanent resident, you can apply for a loan if you have accepted an offer of a place at London Film School. Our federal school code is G10574.

Further information can be viewed on the LFS website here: https://lfs.org.uk/full-time-study/funding/us-federal-loans

To see the FAFSA deadlines, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

  

OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING SUPPORT

We strongly encourage all applicants to investigate all potential sources of independent funding available for postgraduate study. Many independent scholarships and bursaries are available, which we suggest students partake in.

When you apply to our programmes, please indicate if you require financial support. Further funding support is available on OUR WEBSITE HERE.