Grant application form under the Billmeir Award Scheme.
The Billmeir Award Scheme distributes charitable funds from the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights to
individuals to support their training at one of the schools or colleges teaching modern and traditional timber ship and boat building, naval architecture and marine engineering. Grants are awarded usually three times a year on the recommendation of the Company’s Education Committee.
Applicants for grants under the Scheme are encouraged to demonstrate to the Committee that the money
awarded will generate real value to both the recipient and to shipbuilding in the longer term. The Shipwrights’
objectives are to promote the skills of ship and boat building and related trades and wherever possible to
encourage people to develop careers in these areas.
Please provide as much information as possible and also explain why a grant to you would fit the
The Awards Committee sit each year in February, June and October/November to consider applications.
Your application will not go forward without the names of two referees who will be contacted as soon as an application is received. Applications that are complete including references will be placed before the Awards Committee at the first available opportunity.
PLEASE NOTE THAT FIELDS MARKED "*" MUST BE COMPLETED ("NA" may be used where appropriate if allowed)
The Shipwrights’ Company
London EC2Y 8AA
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