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Win a paid Cosmopolitan scholarship

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Four winners will work at the magazine's London HQ for a month and be provided with accommodation

Cosmopolitan's inaugural scholarship is to find four outstanding individuals with the potential to be creative stars in fashion and beauty journalism. It will offer four people the chance to gain experience with the features, art and beauty teams on the leading fashion and beauty title. The winners will be brought to London in July 2018, paid the London living wage (currently £10.55 per hour) and provided with accommodation and a travel pass.

The scholarship is being run in partnership with flatshare site SpareRoom.

• To apply for a scholarship with the features team, send a CV, a covering letter, five suitable feature ideas with a headline, introduction and synopsis (no more than 200 words each) and a memoir piece up to 500 words on a subject that's deeply personal to you.

• To apply for an art team scholarship, send a CV, a covering letter, three examples of your graphic design, an appraisal of the design of Cosmopolitan up to 500 words and an example of how you would redesign one of Cosmopolitan's features.

• To apply for a scholarship with the beauty team, send a CV, a covering letter, three beauty feature ideas with a headline, introduction and synopsis (no more than 200 words each) and a memoir piece up to 500 words on the topic of beauty.

Send applications by email by the closing date of 8 February. Specify which category you're applying for in the subject line. One application per person will be accepted.

For full details, see the website.

 

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