What They Are

SAPFM is seeking candidates/applicants for education grants. The grants are not directly need-based but will focus on the candidates’ interest in period furniture construction and restoration.
The first such grant made each year are made in the name of 2001 Cartouche recipient and founding member John McAlister. The first grant was awarded in 2015.
Full details of the requirements and application process can be found below.  
Grants may be awarded in any of three categories:
A Support for full time academic study is a field directly related to period furniture making, but not exclusively as a period cabinetmaker.
B Support for research for a book or article directly related to period furniture.  This could be used for travel, materials, photography, etc., as proposed by the applicant.
C Support for attendance by a student at a seminar or conference such as, but not limited to, the CWF Working Wood Conference, Winterthur Furniture Forum, or MESDA’s Furniture Conference.


How to Apply