Call for Applications: Guild of Enamellers Bursary Award



Bursary Award


Guild of Enamellers Conference


Free for Award Winner


April 2017


Julie Rattray


Applications are invited for The Guild of Enamellers 2017 Bursary Award.

This prestigious award, which is now attracting record numbers of applicants, has a prize fund worth more than £1000 and is a wonderful opportunity for new enamellers to showcase their enamelling skills.

Due to the generosity of sponsors, the Award winner will have a free place at the Guild of Enamellers Conference in April 2017 (sponsored by WG Ball Ltd.) with the opportunity to exhibit their work and enter for a range of awards.

The prize fund also includes:

  • a free editorial in ‘craft&design’ magazine,
  • a free editorial the Guild’s journal and website;
  • a year’s subscription to ‘craft&design’;
  • a one-to-one business mentoring session;
  • vouchers to purchase tools & equipment from Vitrum Signum and The British Society of Enamellers;
  • membership of both the Guild and the British Society of Enamellers;
  • sample enamel sets courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd;
  • access to the extensive Guild library and a set of Guild teaching DVDs.  

The award is worth in excess of £1,000.

Guild of Enamellers are grateful to craft&design magazine, WG Ball Ltd (enamel manufacturer & suppliers), Vitrum Signum (enamel suppliers), Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd (enamel manufacturers) and The British Society of Enamellers for sponsoring the 2017 award. Their sponsorship is pivotal in allowing the Guild to support up and coming enamellers and ensuring that young enamellers are nurtured and promoted in this challenging and demanding medium.

Deadline for applications is: 31st July 2016. 
All applications are made digitally through the Guild of Enamellers’ website, where full details, and terms and conditions are available.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Bursary Secretary Julie Rattray: