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Apply for the Leather Associated Student Grants programme


The Leather Associated Student Grants Programme is run by The Leathersellers’ Company and aims to support individuals based in the UK:

  • already enrolled on a part-time or full-time leather associated degree course at a UK university, or with an offer to do so later this year;
  • in a leather trade related apprenticeship;
  • undertaking some other form of further education related to pursuing a career in the leather industry (for those currently working in or with the industry, or who aim to in the future).

Leather Associated studies could include those working with Leather within the world of fashion, product design and engineering, as well as leather technologists, chemical engineers, product development technicians and process control engineers. It could also include business focused studies covering areas such as quality, environment, health and safety, engineering, electronics, IT, finance, logistics, sales, marketing, design, project and supply chain management as long as you have an existing connection and desire to work in the leather industry in the future. It would also encompass PHD students focused on leather related studies.

Applications must be received via the online form by Thursday 15th April 2021.


As the Government-appointed Sector Skills Body for fashion and textiles in all four nations we work with employers, education providers and other stakeholders to raise the skills and productivity of the people who work in the UK fashion & textile industry.