Eligible parties based in the UK may apply for this scholarship which will help to enhance their craft career.
A bursary is available that is worth up to £18,000.
This scheme is part of a suite of awards and bursaries that give recognition to those working in the field of traditional skills. This awards scheme celebrates and highlights traditional living crafts that contribute to the national heritage of the United Kingdom. This may include crafts such as weaving, wood turning, basket making, furniture making and upholstery, shoe making, metal, stone and clay crafts, embroidery, knitting and lace making, lettering and boat building.
An award is available for a person who has completed a crafts related apprenticeship and wishes to develop their career. This award is funded by the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust however initial shortlisting will be conducted by the Heritage Crafts Awards judging team. It will be possible for the applicant in question to work alongside a variety of high level craftspeople in order to learn different but interlinked skills.
Information regarding restrictions has not been stipulated. Interested parties should contact the funding provider directly for further information.
This scholarship is available for individuals who have already completed an apprenticeship or equivalent. They should have reached a reasonable standard in their craft and should wish to further their training for the purpose of enhancing their craft career.
Match funding is not applicable to this award scheme.
The next deadline for applications is 30 November 2017.
The final interview, selection and approval will be conducted by the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship where there will be Heritage Crafts Scholarship representation. Interviews will take place in London during March 2018. The awards will be presented at the Heritage Crafts Association's Annual Conference in London.