The Trustees considered the first CPD grant applications of 2020 at the end of January and awarded the first twelve Anna Plowden/Clothworkers' Foundation CPD grants of the year.
The grants will benefit conservators at the Bodleian Library, British Museum, National Library of Scotland, Tate, University of Glasgow, V&A and York Glaziers Trust. A further three are self-employed and two work in private practice.
The deadline for applications for Plowden Scholarships will be 8th June 2020 for the 2020/21 academic year.
Deadlines for applications for Anna Plowden/Clothworkers' Foundation CPD Grants will be:
January 20th, 2020
April 6th, 2020
June 8th, 2020
and September 14th, 2020
Follow the links to the relevant sections of this site to find more details and to download the application forms.
At the recent APT Trustees' meeting we considered the last round of Clothworkers' Foundation/Plowden CPD grant applications of 2017. Eleven grants were awarded to conservators for attendance at courses and conferences in the UK, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Belgium.
Totals for the full year? An amazing 54 grants to conservators from 27 institutions and 13 private practices enabling them to attend a total of 39 different courses and conferences around the world!!
Application deadlines for 2018 will be: