The Textile Society Development Awards

24 March 2022

Deadline: July 1, 2022

The Textile Society gives support to students, designers, historians and practitioners through its educational and professional awards. This includes a professional development award and a Museum, Archive and Conservation Award.

Professional Development Award

The Textile Society supports the development of professional practitioners. This award providees up to £2,000 of support to further the development of professional practitioners within their chosen textile discipline, whether art, craft, design, curatorial, scientific or any other textile related field.

The Awards are intended for professionals and PhD candidates working within a recognised field of textiles.

Applications are assessed annually, and the award is given on the strength of the applicant meeting the professional criteria within their discipline and chosen textile field.

Closing date: 1 July 2022


Museum, Archive and Conservation Award

The Textile Society offers an award for textile related projects within the museum, archive or conservation sector.

The Society’s Museum, Archive and Conservation Award of up to £5,000 is designed to support textile related projects within a museum, archive, or conservation studio for an exhibition, publication or conservation project that will help achieve greater awareness and access for the public.

Please note that this is not an award for individuals unless attached to a museum. Individual researchers are invited to submit applications for Professional Development Awards or the Critical Writing Open Award. In addition, the Society invites the submission of papers for presentation at its biennial Research Symposium.

Closing date: 1 July 2022


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