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Illustration by Ngadi Smart.

Thank you for your interest in the AMT Youth Programme. Applications for this year’s candidates are now closed. Applications for next year will reopen in Spring 2024. 

Successful applicants to the programme will receive:

  • A minimum of one week’s work experience, tailored to your interests.
  • The chance to receive a grant of up to £500 in the form of creative training, equipment, or resources.
  • Travel expenses to and from your work experience + a lunch allowance.
  • Access to an on-going calendar of events for the AMTYP alumni (all past and current candidates have access to this).


  • Be aged 16, 17 or 18 years old at the time of applying.
  • Live or study in South East London.
  • Be a UK resident.
  • Be able to commit to AMT Youth Programme Schedule below.

Schedule for 2024:

  • Applications open March - April 2024
  • May 2024 - Interviews (in person/online)
  • June to October 2024 - A week of Work Experience, arranged with our partners & on an individual basis.
  • September 2024 - Grant requests to be submitted (we are on hand to help with these).
  • October 2024 - Grants will be awarded and distributed.

Application Process:

  • The application deadline will be announced in Spring 2024. It is advisable to submit your application ASAP. We have a limited number of spaces available on the programme.
  • Before submitting your application, we encourage you to find out more about the AMT Youth Programme on our About page.
  • The application form will ask you a few questions about yourself and your interests as well ask you to upload a piece of work that you are proud of. This could be an image, a video or a sound file. Please have this ready before starting your application form.


A few words from our AMTYP Alumni.

Alice Made This | AMT Youth Programme | Inspire, Create, Experience, Youth
“I’m so grateful for everything so far! It was a lot of experience that really helped my CV and impressed my new boss, so thank you so much!” 
“As someone who wants to pursue film, working with a film production company was amazing. Gave me such insight and inspiration”
"Being behind the scenes made me discover a whole new world that I didn't even know existed! It was wonderful and memorable, I would love to do it again!"
"Learnt so much! It went so well, I was sad it came to an end!"
"It was a wonderful experience, as I got to engage with the founder of the company himself, and learnt more about sustainability in fashion."
"My week was amazing, I ended up learning so so much. I had no idea there were so many things you could do within the graphics field."
“I think this grant will push really far into what I want to do in the creative art field. Thanks for the support.”
"The AMTYP allowed me to gain valuable knowledge and a firsthand insight into the fashion industry and the realm of PR and marketing. It is such a fantastic opportunity for a young creative like myself."