Workshop Scholarships

Scholarships encourage the participation of talented individuals who could not otherwise afford to attend our courses.

THE MAKERS HAND

In 2019 we will awarding  “The Makers Hand” . The goal of the scholarship is to encourage the next generation of woodworkers and support them in their learning.  Applicants must be between 16yrs and 25yrs old, they must have desire to engage in craft and a creative mind.

This scholarship generally cover the full cost of tuition, but successful applicants must confirm their participation by paying the standard $45 registration fee and remain responsible for the costs of their own travel, lodging, meals, materials, and any supply fees.

To apply, please submit the following by  December 31st, 2018.

  1. A letter explaining your qualifications, your financial need, and the benefit you hope to get from the course
  2. Your resumé
  3. A list of up to three workshops you would like to attend, in order of preference
  4. Up to five images of any woodworking or artwork you have done previously
  5. The names and telephone numbers of three references

E-mail applications to scholarships@schoolofwoodworkcom

 

THE HELPERS HAND SCHOLARSHIP

In 2019 we will awarding  “The Helpers Hand” . The goal of the scholarship is to support the love of woodworking and to recognize the people in our communities who help make the world a better place.   Applicants must be between 18 years old and can only be nominated to the scholarship by someone recognizing their contribution.

This scholarship generally cover the full cost of tuition for a 2 day class, but successful applicants must confirm their participation by paying the standard $45 registration fee and remain responsible for the costs of their own travel, lodging, meals, materials, and any supply fees.

To apply, please submit the following by  December 31st, 2018.

  1. A letter explaining how the applicant has made the world a better place.
  2. The applicants contact information
  3. The names and telephone numbers of three references for the applicant.

E-mail applications to scholarships@schoolofwoodworkcom

This scholarship has been made possible with donations from Pat Doyle, Ed Kosberg, Joe Conn, Joyce & Terry Swann, Anna Clepper, Mark McGinley and matched by the School.

Woodwork Women In Wood Development Grant

We are delighted to announce a new grant fund that is made possible by the attendees of Lathe To Table, a three day program sponsored in part by the Women In Turning group of the American Woodturning Association.

The Florida School of Woodwork Women In Wood Development Grant promotes the involvement and engagement of women in the turning, carving and furniture field through financial assistance for tuition and travel stipends.

The grant provides funding for any 2 day, or week long workshop, seminar or conferences held at the Florida School of Woodwork, that relates to woodturning, carving or furniture making and is open to women (aged 15yrs +).

The total value of the grant is $800 and may be used in part or in total for tuition, materials and/or travel/lodging to attend a class.

If you are applying for the grant, your application must include the following:
• The workshop, conference that you would like to attend.
• A brief description (100-150 words) of how this event will advance and/or enhance your career
• How the grant funds will be used (ie. Tuition, travel, materials, etc.)

The grant award is based on the merit and feasibility of the request, and its potential impact on the applicant.

Grant recipients will be notified by email on or before Sept 1st 2019, and they will have two weeks to accept the grant. All grant funds must be used and accounted for by July 1st of the following grant year (2020).

Grant recipients will be expected to submit an email report to the Florida School of Woodwork detailing their use of the grant and the impact it had on their growth. Reports must include images and a short narrative that might be used to promote the grant program and the mission of the Florida School of Woodwork.

Applicants may not have received a grant or scholarship from the Florida School of Woodwork in the previous year.


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