Apply for a Creative Textiles Bursary

Apply For a Creative Textiles Bursary

Our accredited courses are internationally sought after because they are recognised for their excellence in both teaching and learning.  Each year we offer students the chance to study a course of their choice through our Creative Textile Bursary Scheme.

Our bursaries provide students with the opportunity to study a Skill Stage 2 course of their choice with us for free. 


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Information about our latest bursary.

Discover everything you need to know about our latest creative bursary scheme, including the benefits of accredited courses and what courses are available. 



Sun 29th September (midnight): Application Deadline

Mon 30th- Tue 1st October: Shortlisting selection (by tutors at the School of Stitched Textiles)

Wed 2nd – Wed 16th October: Poll by School of Stitched Textiles followers

Thur 17 October: Winners announced.


A felt design by Morven Jones, shortlisted for the creative bursary at the School of Stitched Textiles.

Course Subjects

Bursary Application

After you press ‘submit’ please wait for a confirmation to appear (this can take several minutes)

Terms and Conditions

We cannot accept any submissions made after Sunday 29th September 2019.

By submitting work to the School of Stitched Textiles you are providing consent for the images to be used across our social media networks and across other marketing communications, such as emails and newsletters and promotional materials. You are also consenting for your work to be entered into a vote that will be issued to the School of Stitched Textiles readers and followers across our social media channels and networks. You will also automatically been signed up to our ‘Expression of Interest’ mailing list so that we may keep you informed about enrolment dates. 

The information you provide about your financial situation will not be shared with anyone outside the judging team and it will be destroyed after shortlisting has taken place in accordance with GDPR.

Applicants will automatically be added to our ‘Expressions of Interest’ mailing list so that we can keep you up-to-date with information about our accredited courses. 

Successful applicants will be informed by the 17th October and announced to the other entrants and followers on the same day or the following day. The bursary placement is for our courses commencing 4th November 2019. Entrants should ensure that they are available for this start date as we cannot carry the placement over. Courses are non-refundable and cannot be issued to a third party.

You will be responsible for supplying your own tools and materials, as the bursary covers only the course fees, not other outgoings. You will also need access to a computer, printer and camera, so please ensure these things are available to you before applying. 

If you have any questions please contact us