Benevolent Society TIWC Bursaries

The Textile Institute Benevolent Society is offering financial support to assist a limited number of students to attend The 91st Textile Institute World Conference 2018, which is being held in Leeds, UK 23-27 July 2018.

Each bursary will cover the student conference fee and one year’s student membership of The Textile Institute (if the recipient is not already a member).

Further details of the Conference can be found on


The bursaries are open to full-time undergraduate or postgraduate students studying textile-related subjects (including clothing and footwear) in the UK where the conference will be hosted.

Preference will be given to students who are already members of The Textile Institute and/or who are presenting a paper at the Conference.

How to enter   

Applicants should submit a supporting statement in English (maximum 500 words) explaining how they would benefit from attending the World Conference. Entries marked World Conference Student Bursaries 2018 and including full contact details should be emailed to The Textile Institute by Monday 2 July 2018 at the following address –

The Textile Institute Benevolent Society Bursaries 2018