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Applying to us

The Anna Plowden Trust has three main programmes:

1. Conservation Training Scholarships

Support for the primary training of UK conservation students by offering grants towards course fees.

2. Anna Plowden/Clothworkers' Foundation CPD Grants

Thanks to generous support from the Clothworkers' Foundation, we can now offer greatly increased support for CPD opportunities for conservators through our Plowden/Clothworkers' Foundation CPD Grants.  Grants are given  towards the cost of short courses and of attending conferences (conservation students and interns are not eligible to apply for CPD grants).  Follow this link to find out about the latest CPD grant awards.

3. Award for Research and Innovation in Conservation

A prize awarded as part of the Conservation Awards organised by Icon. 

Application deadlines

The deadline for Conservation Training Scholarship applications was June 5th 2017 (for bursaries for the 2017/18 academic year).   The deadline for the 2018/19 academic year will be June 2018, precise date to be announced in due course

The remaining 2017 deadline for the Anna Plowden/Clothworkers' Foundation CPD Grants is: September 14th.

There are more details of our grant programmes on each page of this section as well as application forms. Just follow the links above. 

Do look at our FAQs before applying as these should answer most of the questions you may have.  If you have any queries you can contact us via this website by following this link.