Don McCarthy Scholarship

A prestigious scholarship in honour of Founding Donor, Dr Don McCarthy

Don McCarthy Scholarship


The British School of Fashion is offering a prestigious scholarship in honour of Founding Donor, Dr Don McCarthy. The Dr Don McCarthy scholarship is open to candidates applying to study on fashion and luxury programmes at the British School of Fashion. The scholarship will provide the successful student with vital support for course fees.


A leading figure within the fashion industry, Don is former Executive Chairman of House of Fraser, Rubicon Retail Ltd, the holding company for the Shoe Studio, Warehouse and Principles fashion brands, and Goldsmiths and Watches of Switzerland.


What do you get?


Students can secure up to a full fee scholarship, providing vital support towards course fees.


Who can apply?


Students must have applied to study one of the following courses at the British school of Fashion:


How to apply


You can apply for the scholarship online. When applying you will be asked to upload a video in support of your application. This is a 2-3 minute video explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship. Amongst other things, the selection panel are looking for answers to:

  • Why you should be awarded the scholarship
  • What difference it will make to your studies/career
  • What difference you will make to the industry/University – what will you give back?
  • What your future plans and career goals are.


Applications for this scholarship are currently closed. Details of how to apply for the next intake will be available shortly.

Further information


For further information please contact Andrea Butler by calling 0141 331 8770 or emailing


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