Student Awards & Support
Future Maker Student Award
1 Award of € 2,500
To reward excellence, creativity, technical ability and to give support to students demonstrating most potential to develop craft based practice beyond their current course of study. The Future Maker Student Award offers professional support and the opportunity for students to build their profile at a very early stage in their career.
1 Award of € 1,200
This award provides support to a craftsperson wishing to explore the use of new technologies in their craft practice. The award is intended to enable practitioners to push the boundaries of their current practice through the innovative use of 3D printing and scanning, rapid prototyping, water and laser jet technologies, open source design. The award also seeks to promote collaboration between craftspeople, designers and other sectors.
4 Supports of €500
Contribution to the cost of materials for the development of a specific piece or body of craft based work that requires new, diverse or special materials for its creation.
Residencies and Training
2 Support of €1,200
Towards the cost of national or international craft based residency programmes or specialised course in a craft discipline during college or summer term. Residency funding aims to support students in the development of their practice and skills and to gain experience of international trends and best practice.
1 Support of €500
To attend a seminar or conference that will enhance learning relating to specific craft discipline or process. The networking support aims to provide the opportunity to learn, network and build contacts in an international arena.