The Clothworkers Foundation Modern Materials Bursaries


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

NOTE: These inaugural bursaries will ONLY be available for 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

Scholarships 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: