The Clothworkers Foundation Modern Materials Bursaries


Bursaries will not be for a fixed amount.  The level of bursary will be decided on the basis of the students’ applications and demonstrated need; it is likely that individual bursaries will be for less than £5,000.  

NOTE: These bursaries will ONLY be available to UK students and the 2019/20 academic year



All UK students who accept a place on the MSc Modern Material Artefacts programme.

Eligible Countries

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


Maximum of £5,000 per person

Number of scholarships

Bursaries will not be for a fixed amount.

How to apply

Apply to the Textile Conservation Foundation. Please email Nell Hoare ( in the first instance and she will supply guidance notes and an application form. 

NOTE: Please do not contact the Clothworkers' Foundation directly. These bursaries are being administered entirely by the Textile Conservation Foundation.

Deadline: There are two application deadlines for the 2019/20 academic year: February 8 2019 (decision on March 6) and 1 June 2019 (decision on June 19).

For more information contact: