Sarabande awards scholarships to students studying the MA & BA Fashion Design at Central Saint Martins and the MFA at Slade School of Fine Art. Students are shortlisted by the University for interview by the Sarabande panel, led by an industry professional. To date, these have included Sarabande Patrons Nick Knight OBE, Andrew Bolton and Shaun Leane as well as Marina Abramović, Iris van Herpen, Sarah Burton OBE, Jake Chapman, Matthew Slotover and Katy England.


Students interested in learning about the programme should contact their course leader directly for all information on how to apply. Sarabande is not able to consider applications made directly to the foundation, or for courses that are not listed above.  


Sarabande Studios are more than just a studio space. They are a place of community and collaboration where the unique vision of each artist is supported. 

The studios range from 50sq. ft to 170 sq ft and are priced at £1 per sq. ft per month. The cost includes all utilities, use of communal spaces & equipment, free professional services, bespoke mentoring and free access to all events at the foundation. 


Applications for the studio programme 2020 are now closed.