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

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.

Come along to:

This seminar takes place online over zoom.


Please book your space here.

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Event Details

Start Date: Aug 2

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Date: Aug 2

End Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Online

Type: Online Event, Seminar

Price: Free

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