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The Professional Development Award

This award is intended for those professionally practising in their chosen textile field, whether craft, design, curatorial, scientific or any other related textile field.

The next round of awards will be made in the autumn of 2017. The deadline for applications is September 1st 2017.

Its intention is to aid further development for professional practising textile people. The Award is for a monetary bursary of £2000 and is NOT intended for BA and MA students. It is aimed at PhD students and professionals working within a recognised textile field. Applications are assessed annually, and the award is given on the strength of the applicant meeting the professional criteria within their set textile field.

If you want to see examples of past winners, please click on the past winners tab.