Terms and Conditions
Please note: Applications must be submitted no later than 27th May 2023. Awards will be made in late June 2023.
Geoffrey Squire Memorial Bursary: Terms and Conditions
Applicants should be members of the Costume and Textile Association and resident or registered with an educational institution in the United Kingdom. Current committee members of the Costume and Textile Association, and their close relatives, are not eligible. (For details of membership, visit the C&TA website www.ctacostume.org.uk)
Frequency of award: A bursary may be offered biennially.
Value of Bursary: A sum of not more than £2000 will be awarded. This may be in the form of a single award of £2000 or two smaller awards.
Purpose: The bursary will be awarded to support research and study of any topic related to costumes and textiles. The bursary may be used to offset costs of travel, purchase of materials, books and stationery, museum and library fees, conference fees, publication costs.
These can be made online (see below for application form) or may be sent by post to Jenny Daniels, C&TA Bursary Coordinator, 9 Mile End Road, Norwich NR4 7QY. Paper copies may be obtained from the above address.
Applicants should submit:
Members interested in applying are welcome to discuss their plans informally and in confidence. This can be done, preferably through email in the first instance, by contacting Vanessa Trevelyan (email@example.com) or Jenny Daniels (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by post to 9 Mile End Road, Norwich NR4 7QY
Selection and Award:
A selection panel will review all proposals and will make recommendations on the award to the Committee of the Costume and Textile Association.
Candidates may be invited for interview to determine final selection.
The Costume and Textile Association reserves the right not to award the bursary in any given year.
Once the work is completed, recipients of the award(s) will be asked to report in any of the following ways:
In cases where the project extends for more than two years, the committee may ask for a brief interim progress report.
Payment of Award:
The award will be paid in instalments. Receipts should be provided for major items of expenditure.
Deadline and timetable:
Applications must be submitted no later than 27th May 2023. Awards will be made in late June 2023.