An Introduction to the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust and How to Apply for QEST Funding

About the event

Meet the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST), a charity which supports excellence in craftsmanship by funding the training and education of talented and aspiring makers. QEST offers scholarships of up to £18,000 and would welcome more applications from craftspeople in Northern Ireland.
Join this session to learn more about QEST and hear from two QEST Scholars about their own experiences of applying for funding: musical instrument maker Stephen McClenaghan and textile designer Mario Sierra.


Where is it taking place?

This seminar takes place online over zoom.

When is it taking place?

Tuesday August 2nd, 12pm to 1pm

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Please book your space here.

About August Craft Month with Craft NI

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

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Event Details

Maker: Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust

Starts: Aug 2 at 12:00 pm

Ends: Aug 2 at 1:00 pm

Location: Online

Type: Online Event

Price: Free