All awards and bursaries at Cockpit include studio space, business support and membership of a vibrant craft community, giving successful makers the space and time to develop their profile, grow their business or practice, and increase profitability. We are looking for applicants who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit, creative excellence and highly developed craft skills.
We particularly encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in craft including non-graduates, disabled, D/deaf and neurodiverse people, LGBTQ+ people, and people from Black, Asian and Global Majority backgrounds. We welcome applicants from a range of educational backgrounds and there is no minimum formal qualification for this programme.
- You will be responsible for arranging and paying for your own public liability insurance (minimum £5m) and contents insurance before the start date.
- You need to be entitled to remain in the UK for the period of the Award. Cockpit is unable to sponsor or support visa applications.
- You must be committed to taking up the award and completing our Business Incubation programme.