Tabitha Babbitt, a Shaker woman, was credited with inventing the first circular saw in the late 1800s. She also invented false teeth! This Scholarship honors her achievements.
This Scholarship is designed to promote the involvement and engagement of women and those who identify as female, in the turning, carving, and furniture field through a tuition scholarship to any week-long class at the Florida School of Woodwork. The Scholarship may also include a small stipend for travel and lodging.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP
To apply for the scholarship email Kate@SchoolofWoodwork.com with the following:
• The name and date of the class you would like to attend with two other alternates if your first choice is not available.
• A brief description (100 – 150 words) of why you like to attend
- Please tell us where you are from (national and international applications welcome)
Scholarship requests will cover the full tuition of any week-long class that is currently available and where deemed appropriate small travel stipend. The Scholarship is not transferable to another person and is specific to the class you select and are approved for.
The Application period is Dec 1st, 2020 to January 30th, 2021 and will be awarded between Dec 31st and Feb 28th, 2021. Recipients will be notified by email.
Applicants may not have received a grant or scholarship from the Florida School of Woodwork in the previous year.
This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, materials, but successful applicants must confirm their participation by paying the standard $45 registration fee.