Bursary for Entrepreneurial Women Woodturners

by | Dec 15, 2022 | Uncategorized

All-Women Wood Turning Week – Bursary/Scholarship

Woodturning with Glenn Lucas Monday 21st to Friday 25th August 2023

Exhibition of your work on Sat 26th August

  • 5-day woodturning tuition worth €1,150 – free to you. Includes wood and lunches daily. Tools, safety wear and smocks provided for the class duration.
  • This opportunity is suitable for people who have/have frequent access to a woodturning lathe and have a keen interest in growing their skill.
  • The week will focus on improving your techniques, understanding the material, and give you the foundation to build your own style. See course content normally  covered in Glenn’s 5-day class.
  • A great networking opportunity.
  • Accommodation – B&B is provided for arrival Sun 20th until departure Sun 27th at Osborne’s Storehouse in Rathanna. Daily transport to and from the workshop to accommodation is provided.
  • Travel/Flights to Ireland and transport to County Carlow – at participant’s own expense (we are happy to advise).
  • Exhibition of your work on Sat 26th August – you are encouraged to bring a small selection of finished work for a trunk show exhibition which Glenn will host and invite people interested in turning to attend on the final day.

To apply for a place on this All Woman Woodturning Week, please email Glenn Lucas Woodturning  info@glennlucas.com and tell us why you would like to attend this week of woodturning tuition with Glenn Lucas. Why will a week of turning benefit your career? Please limit your statement a one A4 page. Include a short resumé/CV of your woodturning life and any other information you feel will be useful, and 3 to 6 relevant images (jpeg/pdf) of recent relevant work with your application. If you have Facebook/Instragram page please also include link.

Application closing date : 28th February 2023.

Glenn and Cornelia will assess the applications in consultation with the Bursary Benefactor.  They will make the offer of a place based on how the applicant feels this unique training will influence their emerging career with wood. Candidates will be informed of the decision by Monday 13th March 2023.

This 5-minute video will give you an idea of what a class with Glenn entails.

Thank you for your interest in this programme and best wishes.

This Bursary for Entrepreneurial Women Woodturners is sponsored by a kind benefactor.