The Bursary Scheme 2018

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Win a Bursary

to include:

Membership to The Guild of Enamellers and the British Society of Enamellers 

Meet enamellers for regional talks and workshops

Full access to the Guild’s website and extensive library

Quarterly Journal

Place at the Guild’s 2018 Weekend Spring Conference

Exhibit your enamels and enter for awards

Assist a workshop tutor, attend the Master Class and lectures

Residential weekend, full board included

Standard return travel expenses within the UK mainland

Complete set of Guild of Enamellers Teaching DVD’s

Subscription to craft&design online: editorial

& promotional coverage

Equipment and tools vouchers sponsored by Vitrum Signum and Proops Bros. Ltd

Sample enamel sets courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd

 

 

Applications Open - Application Form

 Application Deadline - 31st July 2017

 

Digital Applications only

 

For further information please contact:

The Bursary Secretary
Guild of Enamellers
2 Argyll Place
Dumbarton
Dunbartonshire
Scotland
G82 3LL
 
Or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 

Download the 2018 letter and poster for colleges here:

 
 

Requirements for selection

Some previous experience of vitreous enamelling to guarantee a sustained interest.

Statement declaring how you would benefit from a bursary and how your interest in vitreous enamelling could be developed.

Applicant’s CV (aimed at students, recent graduates and early career enamellers, there is no age limit but we would appreciate an indication of your age).

Digital images of 3 different pieces of vitreous enamel work recently made by the applicant. For further information refer to our Image Information

You will be asked to agree to our Terms and Conditions.

You will be asked to agree to our Photograph Copyright Terms

wgball craft design logo vitrum MiltonBridge

BSoE logo positive HIGH RESOLUTION 30 Proops Bros. Logo

 With thanks to our sponsors, WGBall Ltd, craft&design online, Vitrum Signum, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd, the British Society of Enamellers and Proops Bros. Ltd

 

The Bursary Scheme 2018

Top image 2018   

Win a Bursary

to include:

Membership to The Guild of Enamellers and the British Society of Enamellers 

Meet enamellers for regional talks and workshops

Full access to the Guild’s website and extensive library

Quarterly Journal

Place at the Guild’s 2018 Weekend Spring Conference

Exhibit your enamels and enter for awards

Assist a workshop tutor, attend the Master Class and lectures

Residential weekend, full board included

Standard return travel expenses within the UK mainland

Complete set of Guild of Enamellers Teaching DVD’s

Subscription to craft&design online: editorial

& promotional coverage

Equipment and tools vouchers sponsored by Vitrum Signum and Proops Bros. Ltd

Sample enamel sets courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd

 

 

Applications Open - Application Form

 Application Deadline - 31st July 2017

 

Digital Applications only

 

For further information please contact:

The Bursary Secretary
Guild of Enamellers
2 Argyll Place
Dumbarton
Dunbartonshire
Scotland
G82 3LL
 
Or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 

Download the 2018 letter and poster for colleges here:

 
 

Requirements for selection

Some previous experience of vitreous enamelling to guarantee a sustained interest.

Statement declaring how you would benefit from a bursary and how your interest in vitreous enamelling could be developed.

Applicant’s CV (aimed at students, recent graduates and early career enamellers, there is no age limit but we would appreciate an indication of your age).

Digital images of 3 different pieces of vitreous enamel work recently made by the applicant. For further information refer to our Image Information

You will be asked to agree to our Terms and Conditions.

You will be asked to agree to our Photograph Copyright Terms

wgball craft design logo vitrum MiltonBridge

BSoE logo positive HIGH RESOLUTION 30 Proops Bros. Logo

 With thanks to our sponsors, WGBall Ltd, craft&design online, Vitrum Signum, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd, the British Society of Enamellers and Proops Bros. Ltd

 

Image Information

Use a good quality camera of at least 8 megapixels.

Adjust the picture size or quality settings to take pictures of the largest possible size or highest possible picture quality.

Take close-up pictures against a plain (single colour) background.

Check that your picture has a good sharp focus.

Check the dimensions of your image files: they should be at least 2400 pixels on each side.

Finally, please send your original jpeg images. Don't convert them into eg Word or pdf as image quality will be lost.

Note: If the images are very large they will take a while to upload.

 

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Terms and Conditions

The Guild of Enamellers was established in 1978.  We are a non-profit-making organisation based in Britain, with members around the world. This reflects our aim to promote enamelling as widely as possible.   We do this through our web site; Regional Groups; an Annual Conference which includes a range of tutorial workshops and a masterclass; a Quarterly Journal; an extensive Library and Publications; and Events that stimulate interest and enthusiasm in enamelling.

The Guild of Enamellers offers one annual bursary which entitles the winner to the following: - to one year’s free subscription to The Guild of Enamellers with all accompanying benefits - a free place at the annual residential Spring Conference (full board) with the opportunity to assist a workshop tutor, attend a masterclass & lectures, exhibit your enamels, enter for awards & receive expert assessment.   - including standard return travel expenses (within the UK mainland) paid on submission of receipts - a complete set of Guild teaching DVDs - Vouchers from Vitrum Signum for enamel supplies - Subscription to ‘craft&design’ online, editorial & promotional coverage - substantial prize fund sponsored by WG Ball – one year’s free membership of The British Society of Enamellers – sample sets of enamels courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd - tools from Proops Bros. Ltd.

Bursary applications must be made to the Bursary Secretary online, through the  Guild website  by 31st July 2017. Candidates can apply for a Guild of Enamellers Bursary on a maximum of 2 occasions.

The successful candidate will be notified by the end of November and full details will be published in the Winter Guild Journal, on the Guild website  & ‘craft&design’ online

Following the Spring Conference the winner, in conjuction with the Editor, will be required to write a report for publication in the Guild’s Summer Journal. An article will also appear in "craft&design" online.

The decisions reached by the Bursary Selection Panel within the Guild’s Executive Committee, are final and the panel will not be required to provide details of how they came to their decisions in awarding funds.   The panel will not be expected to enter into any correspondence with applicants, successful or otherwise.

All work submitted must be your own and using vitreous enamel. Any photo credits must be declared on the application form 

By agreeing to the terms & conditions you are giving the Guild of Enamellers and its sponsors (craft&design online, WG Ball Ltd, Vitrum Signum, The British Society of Enamellers, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd. and Proops Bros. Ltd) permission to use your application images, name, website & email address in their publications/promotional material & on their websites.

 

 

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Photograph Copyright

I give permission for reproduction and republishing, without fees or charges, of the photographs submitted of my enamels. 

I confirm I have the consent of the original copyright owner (i.e. the photographer of the work) for their use to support relevant articles in the journal of the Guild of Enamellers and publications of the bursary sponsors (The British Society of Enamellers, craft&design online, W.G. Ball Ltd, Vitrum Signum, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd, Proops Bros. Ltd.)

or 

I confirm that I am the original copyright holder of the photographs, and that I hereby give my consent for their use to support relevant articles in the journal of the Guild of Enamellers and publications of the bursary sponsors (The British Society of Enamellers, craft&design online, W.G. Ball Ltd, Vitrum Signum, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd, Proops Bros. Ltd)

I also give my consent for the possible future inclusion of them in teaching videos/DVD presentations made at the Guild of Enamellers expense, and for publicity leaflets/posters, relating to the Guild of Enamellers and publications of the bursary sponsors (The British Society of Enamellers, craft&design online, W.G. Ball Ltd, Vitrum Signum, Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd, Proops Bros. Ltd.), including reproduction on the Guild of Enamellers website, subject to due acknowledgement to myself.

This consent & permission I have given, is valid until I notify the Guild of Enamellers in writing of any changes or alterations.

 

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