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Textile Study Group Teacher’s Award


Do you have a passion for teaching textiles?

The Textile Study Group, a UK-based teaching and exhibiting group are delighted to be able to offer an annual award of £500.

This award is offered to anyone involved in the teaching of textiles and/or embroidery to any age group, children or adult. We ask the applicant to put together a project which will have an inspiring and positive effect on their students, whether direct or online teaching. Teachers are asked to submit a proposal of an inspiring project that they would be keen to offer their students within the up-coming academic year and then present the results in ta digital report.

We particularly would like to encourage teachers that are at the start of their career to apply but does not exclude experience teachers.

The application process for the Award closes at the end of November each year and the successful teacher will be expected to deliver their project to their students and record the results by the end of September the following year.

The Award is not offered in 2020 due to Covid19. The next opportunity to apply for this Award will be early in 2021 for application before November 2021. We encourage you to consider applying for this Award in 2021 and invite you to read further information in the attachments to be inspired to apply next year.


If you are interested, an application form can be downloaded here as a .doc TEACHERS BURSARY AWARD – application form

Here too are sheets in both Word and PDF format with further information regarding any application. TEACHERS BURSARY AWARD ~ further information Word doc   TEACHERS BURSARY AWARD – further information PDF


The members of Textile Study Group would like to congratulate Bonnie Barton, Head of Design & Technology at Hazlegrove School, Yeovil, on successfully securing funding of £500 in 2019 through the Textile Study Group Teachers Award. Well done Bonnie. We hope you will be inspired by Bonnie Barton and decide to apply for this Teacher’s Award.

Download the results of Bonnie’s exciting project with her students at Hazlegrove School

Summary for Teacher’s Bursary


The Award Committee.