You could potentially train with us at robinson house studio for free!

Apply now – Deadline 5pm, 24th August 2020

We are excited to share with you a fantastic opportunity to train with us for free!

The Queen Elisabeth Scholarship Trust is offering a training scholarship worth up to £18,000. The scholarships’ fund is available to help in the education and training of any UK resident individual, aged 17 or older, who would like to improve their craft skills.

QEST funds traditional college courses, vocational training or one to one training with a master craftsperson. Here at RHS we qualify to offer training to QEST scholars to learn furniture design in our new state of the art premises.

View our Long Courses here.

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About the Scholarship

Who can apply?

Our Scholarships fund the education and training of any individual UK resident, aged 17 or older, who would like to improve their craft skills.

What we fund?

QEST funds traditional college courses, vocational training or one to one training with a master craftsperson.

We want to support excellence in British craftsmanship so are looking for established makers, planning to stay in the UK and contribute to the craft sector.

We encourage applications from a broad range of crafts and are excited by contemporary craftsmanship and innovative applications of traditional craft techniques. To see the types of craft we have funded, and the standard of excellence we are looking for please review our Alumni page

In addition to training costs, we can cover costs directly related to your training such as transport, equipment, materials, accommodation and living costs as long as it is proportionate to the grant request.

What Happens after you Apply?

We will be in touch approximately two months after applications close to let you know the outcome of your submission. If positive, you will be invited to an interview at the QEST office in London.

You will be notified as to whether your application has been successful within two weeks of your interview.

Next Steps

  • We are open for applications twice a year.
  • If you are still unsure about applying or have any questions please contact the QEST office where staff are more than happy to answer queries and support any access needs you may have.

General enquiries

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
No 1 Buckingham Place, London SW1E 6HR
T: 020 7798 1535
E: info@qest.org.uk

All applications must be submitted online using the quest application form which can be found on the Queen Elizabeth Trust website here.

Training Scholarship Opportunity
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