The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) applications for funding is now open for talented makers looking to further their education.
Closing date: 16 Aug 2021
The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) offers grants of up to £18,000 to talented makers looking to further their education - it can be through traditional college courses, one to one workshops with master craftspeople, or bespoke training plans you put together yourself.
QEST celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2020 and since 1990 has awarded £5million to 625 individuals working in over 130 different crafts. They define craft broadly and welcome applications from all areas including rural skills, contemporary craft, conservation, luthiery and much more. A directory of all their alumni can be seen on their website, along with more details on how to apply www.qest.org.uk
Deadline: 5pm, 16 August 2021
Opportunities listings: many listings are uploaded by makers, places, organisations and the Craft Scotland team. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some listings may have changed, been postponed or cancelled. Always check the organiser's website. Craft Scotland is not responsible for incorrect details.