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The Professional Development Award

This award is intended for those professionally practising in their chosen textile field, whether craft, design, curatorial, scientific or any other related textile field.

Its intention is to aid further development for professional practising textile people. The Award is for a monetary bursary and is NOT intended for BA and MA students. It is aimed at PhD students and professionals working within a recognised textile field. Applications are assessed annually, and the award is given on the strength of the applicant meeting the professional criteria within their set textile field.

To see examples of past winners, please click on the past winners tab.

2018

Joint Winners

Brita Hirsch

Brita Hirsch

Project: Bringing Bespoke Tailoring to the North of England

Stephanie Smart

Stephanie Smart

Project: The Regency Wardrobe

Suzanne Rowland

Suzanne Rowland

Project: The rise of the fashionable ready-made blouse in Britain, 1909-1919