In addition to the specific postgraduate bursaries mentioned above, we offer a range of smaller, more flexible, scholarships and awards to those whose courses relate to the Communications and Content industries.

Award Winner Dec14Scholarship and Awards

The Stationers' Foundation offers a number of scholarships and awards to those whose courses relate to the Communications and Content industries.  For more details on qualifying industries, click here.

Financial Assistance

Consideration, based on need, is given on an annual basis to applicants who require financial assistance towards the cost of starting or continuing their education at college or university.  The deadline for receipt of applications for 2018 is Tuesday, 31 July 2018.  Preference will be given to students intending to enter the Communications and Content industries after completing their course. 

Major Awards (Closing date for 2018 Awards - 30 March 2018)

Major Awards are offered annually for young people who are residents of the UK and who must be under the age of 25 on 1st September in that year.  Preference is given to students who intend to pursue a course of study, or educational project of particular merit, associated with printing, bookbinding, paper conservation, stationery, papermaking, publishing, book selling or newspaper production. Recent awards have averaged £2,000 each.

Francis Mathew Stationers' Company Scholarships (Closing date for 2018 Awards - 30 March 2018)

Francis Mathew was Manager of ‘The Times' from 1948 to 1965. On his death in 1965 his many friends in the industry established a memorial fund and asked the Stationers' Company to administer it so as to provide travelling scholarships for young men or women in whose education and progress he was always keenly interested.


Prize and Scholarship Fund

The Prize and Scholarship Fund supports excellence in the pursuit of knowledge by awarding prizes and scholarships to: the children of Liverymen and Freemen of the Stationers' Company studying for a degree, or carrying out further education or research at a University or College of Higher Education in the UK or overseas; students on courses linked to the Communications and Content industries through appropriate educational establishments in the form of funds for prizes.

Annual prizes are awarded for journalism to students at City University, for conservation to students at Camberwell College of Arts, and for media techniques to students working through City and Guilds.


Major Awards and Scholarship Winners -

For details of the 2014 winners, please click here.

For the Francis Mathew report by Rachael Seculer-Faber, 2013 winner, please click here

For the Francis Mathew report by Sarah Kelly, 2015 winner, please click here

For the Francis Mathew report by Macaulay-Jane Bristow winner, please click here

For the Major Award report by Lucy Cokes,  2014 winner, please click here

For the Major Award report by Rachael Seculer-Faber,  2014 winner, please click here

For the Major Award report by Jessica Hyslop, 2016 winner, please click here

For the Major Award report by Aimée Crickmore, 2016 winner, please click here

All enquiries relating to awards, which will be treated in the strictest confidence, should be addressed to:-

Pamela Butler, Administrator, The Stationers’ Foundation, Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD
Tel: 020 7246 0990
E Mail:  foundation@stationers.org

For general information about other postgraduate awards and internships etc offered by other charitable institutions, please click here

The Worshipful Company
of Stationers
and Newspaper Makers

Stationers' Hall
Ave Maria Lane
London EC4M 7DD

Telephone: 020 7248 2934
Fax: 020 7489 1975