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 a bespoke training plan you put together yourself. QEST define craft broadly and are excited to support contemporary innovation as well as traditional craft skills.
QEST celebratedits 30th anniversary in 2020 and since 1990 has awarded nearly £5million to 600 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
QEST have two application rounds each year, in January and July.
Applications are currently open, and will close at 5pm on Monday 14 February 2022
Apply Here:- https://uk.jooble.org/desc/