David Savage’s commitment to train the next generation of cabinetmakers had been an enormous part of his life’s work. This work continues at Rowden and these bursaries are something David’s set in motion prior to his death in early 2019.
The bursary is redeemable against course fees for the 12 month Professional Designer / Maker courses, for which we have four intakes annually.
To be eligible for the bursary you should:
*Given the reductions in woodwork and design through traditional academic channels, its possible that some applicants will have no prior hands on experience in cabinetmaking. In these instances we may be able to offer students a place on our one week courses, which run frequently through the year. Attendance on this one week course will replace the need to provide examples of work prior. One week courses will be charged at our standard one week course rate, but those fees will be deducted for successful applicants, from their 12 month course fees.
Applications are accepted throughout the year, but application deadlines are 8 weeks prior to the course start dates;
Applications for this bursary will be encouraged from students with an expressed talent in cabinetmaking and / or design, regardless of whether their skills have been built to date through formal teaching or not and is open to all UK and international students**.
A short written application must be completed (please request forms when enquiring).
A short interview may be conducted (via video).
Every application received will be reviewed and successful applicants informed no later than 6 weeks before the course start date.
**International students are responsible for their personal visa requirements before applying and be eligible to attend the 12 month course.