PORTS 1961 X Central Saint Martins
 Scholarship Program

In a significant push towards nurturing the next generation of global fashion talent, PORTS 1961 is proud to highlight its annual scholarship program, open to one exceptional student accepted into the MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. 

Since its inception, PORTS 1961 has been synonymous with sophistication, innovation, and a passion for cultural exploration. Always returning to the idea of the world traveller, PORTS’ collections are a mélange of diverse influences from across the world. Designs encapsulate modern creativity while retaining the craftsmanship legacy of the prestigious label. 

Initiated in 2015 in collaboration with Central Saint Martins, the PORTS 1961 scholarship is created for individuals who share the brand’s passion for global perspectives in fashion. This highly coveted award provides a contribution towards tuition fees and living expenses, reducing the financial burden for one student who is afforded the opportunity to study in one of the world’s most dynamic creative environments. 

 Over the years, the PORTS 1961 scholarship has paved the way for numerous graduates to kickstart successful careers in the fashion industry. Recent scholarship recipients were interviewed, offering their perspectives on the role of the scholarship during their studies at Central Saint Martins. “Thanks to the PORTS scholarship, I had the confidence to continue my studies in a very positive mode,” said Louis Chen, who was the PORTS 1961 Scholarship recipient in 2020, of his experience. Dean Chan, 2022 scholarship recipient, talked about his experience working at the PORTS London Creative Centre, where he gained invaluable insights. He said, “This was a great experience for helping me to see what goes into building up a luxury fashion brand.” 

Further, Fabio Piras, Course Leader of MA Fashion at Central Saint Martins said, “The scholarship program helps the students immensely. It really enables the students to develop; having the time to dedicate to their studies”. The continued partnership between PORTS 1961 and Central Saint Martins emphasizes the brand’s commitment to fostering emerging talent within the fashion industry. 

Central Saint Martins Scholarship

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