Sir Mick Jagger donates scholarship to Central Saint Martins in memory of L’Wren Scott
Sir Mick Jagger has donated a fashion scholarship in memory of L'Wren Scott
The 71-year-old rocker has donated a three-year scholarship programme to Central Saint Martins fashion school.
The legacy will be an award for one MA student each year to cover fees and part of their living expenses.
Fabio Piras, course director of MA Fashion, said of his contribution. “I am very grateful to receive this extremely generous scholarship package, gifted by Mick Jagger in L’Wren Scott’s name.
“Our students sacrifice much to take up this course and work extremely hard while they are here.
L'Wren passed away on March 17 at the age of 49
I am very grateful to receive this extremely generous scholarship package, gifted by Mick Jagger in L’Wren Scott’s name. Our students sacrifice much to take up this course and work extremely hard while they are here
“I am very proud of the fact that this course, through its alumni, continues to be recognised as a major contributor to the future of the global fashion industry.”
Sadly, L’Wren committed suicide in March of last year at the age of 49.
The dark-haired fashioned designer was famous for dressing the likes of Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker.
At the time of her death, Sir Mick said in a statement: “She had great presence and her talent was much admired, not least by me.
“I have been touched by the tributes that people have paid to her, and also the personal messages of support that I have received.”