share

Mick Jagger creates scholarship in L'Wren Scott's honour

The Rolling Stones frontman will honour his late partner by supporting young fashion designers

By Kate Guest | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Jagger's scholarship
Photo: Getty Images

Mick Jagger has created a scholarship for fashion students in memory of his partner of 13 years, designer L’Wren Scott, who took her own life last March, reports WWD.

The scholarship will pay tuition and a contribution to living expenses for one student enrolled in the two-year Masters programme at London’s esteemed Central Saint Martins University (CSM) each year for the next three years.The scholarship programme will begin with the new academic year in October.

Central Saint Martins’ famous alumni include Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Stella McCartney, John Galliano and Phoebe Philo.

Fabio Piras, course director of the MA fashion program at CSM, said: “I am very grateful to receive this extremely generous scholarship package, gifted by Mick Jagger in L’Wren Scott’s name.”

 


Most Popular

Advertisement

MORE, MORE, MORE

Burch apologises

Burch apologises

'Tory Story: An American Road Trip', starring Poppy Delevingne, failed to include a woman of colour

ELLE Instagram
#TFW Gucci

#TFW Gucci

The campaign celebrates the launch of the new Le Marché des Merveilles watch collection

Advertisement
Kane x Disney

Kane x Disney

His designs are a modern take on the 'tale as old as time'

ELLE Instagram