Training Grants Available!

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Applications are now open for GCHT’s training grants!

These grants are designed to help fund traditional skills training and professional development opportunities, as well as student research into Glasgow’s built heritage.

Through these grants, GCHT hopes to help cultivate a skilled workforce, foster innovation in heritage projects, and contribute to the sustainable stewardship of our built environment for future generations.

Who Can Apply

Applications are open to anyone working or studying within Scotland’s built environment.

Grants are available for any amounts between £100 to £750, and can be used to help fund things such as:

Traditional skills training
Educational courses
Research projects

Applications will be judged on their long-term impact, relevance to the historic environment and feasibility.

Other requirements 

Applicants must be over 18, however, teachers and youth leaders are welcome to apply for funding for projects that involve young people.

Successful applicants will need to submit a short report that explains how the grant funding was spent, learning outcomes and how it contributed to the wider historic environment sector.

How to apply

To apply please fill in this short form, briefly explaining what you hope to use the training grant for and how it relates to the historic built environment.

Please send completed application forms to 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the end of the 2024-25 financial year. Applicants will be contacted within 21 days of applying.