A level Art and Design scholarships

Ashbourne has a thriving and dynamic Art Faculty where students get the chance to explore all areas of art and design during their first year before specialising in one of more of our courses.

Ashbourne has a substantial scholarship fund for A level Art and Design courses. We welcome applications from students with both the academic qualifications and personal qualities to make a meaningful contribution to college life.


Our next A level Art Scholarship event will be held on Saturday 10 March, 10am to 5pm. Please call the college on 020 7937 3858 or email admissions@ashbournecollege.co.uk to book your place.


Academic requirements

Applicants for an A level Art and Design course scholarship at Ashbourne must have:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade A* and 3 at grade A;
  • Strong oral and written English.

Personal qualities

Applicants should also demonstrate:

  • An independent and pro-active approach to their career and education;
  • The ability to think critically;
  • A history of participation in school activities;
  • Previously holding a position of responsibility at their former school or college;
  • A range of hobbies, interests and achievements outside of school;
  • Ambition in their education and personal life.


Every year students from across the college are given the chance to showcase their talents in Art, Music, Fashion, Dance and Drama in a variety of events including the college annual Revue.

Ready to take the next step?

Find out more about Ashbourne scholarships and apply.