The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) awards scholarship and apprenticeship funding of up to £18,000 to talented and aspiring craftspeople working in a broad range of skills, from leatherwork and cheese maturing to jewellery design, silversmithing and sculpture.
Celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2020, QEST has awarded over £4.5 million to more than 550 individuals working in over 130 different crafts. See the list of leatherwork alumni here.
QEST conduct two application rounds per year in January and July, with the next application round open 14 July - 24 August.
Find details on how to apply here.