Wool Innovation Prize

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England have initiated a UK prize for innovation in the use and application of wool.  This is open to any individual who works with wool.

  • Awarded Annually
  • Application has to be innovative and commercially viable
  • apparel or non-apparel applications
  • £10,000 prize

Annual Closing date is 30th June.

For further details please visit The Wool Innovation Prize web page by clicking here

Supported by the Campaign for Wool

Heriot Watt

Five students supported with scholarships and medals: two post graduate (masters) course students with financial assistance; one bronze medal and financial assistance to the best second year student on the BSc course for Fashion Technology; a silver medal and financial assistance for the best final year Honours graduate on the BSc/BA Textile and Fashion Design Management course; a silver medal and financial assistance (Roger Flemington award) to the best Honours graduate on the MSc Fashion Textiles Management course.

Huddersfield

Five students supported with scholarships and medals: one silver medal and financial assistance to each of the best final year BSc student in Technical Innovation and Design, the best final year BA/BSc student in the Manufacture of Wool products; a silver medal and financial assistance to the best final year BA/BSc Fashion Design student producing a collection using wool based fabrics; a silver medal and financial assistance (the Peter Valpy Millenium Memorial Bursary) to the best final year BA/BSc Student involved in Manufacturing or Fashion Design, Marketing & Promotion; and financial assistance to support a British born and based BA/BSc student undertaking an industrial placement year overseas (this award may be shared between 2 students).

Scottish Agricultural College

Five students supported: two financial awards each to support either a M.Sc or Ph.D student for research work towards their degree, which must be associated with sheep or wool; one award of financial assistance to support a student with their project to obtain their BSc; two awards each of a silver medal and some financial assistance to ‘top of the class’ BSc students on two different sheep related courses.

Lord Barnby

One student supported: a silver medal and financial assistance awarded to the most promising young person already employed full time in the West Yorkshire textile industry.

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