ZGTF is a charity giving financial help to individual students and apprentices to broaden their understanding of conservation worldwide. The students travel to relevant countries of interest, studying regional heritage craft and conservation techniques, and bring these skills back to the UK.
Subjects of study include one of the following fields:
- Historic buildings
- Historic designed landscapes and historic gardens
- Allied trades, techniques, skills and crafts
- Artefacts and decorative arts
ZGTF is a registered charity, administered by Trustees. To find out more about it, click on About ZGTF.
Since ZGTF was set up in 2000, it has awarded over £150,000 to 139 students, making it possible for them to travel to 40 countries, worldwide. To see details click on Scholars.
Grant applications are considered once every year with a closing deadline in mid March. The deadline for 2021 will be Friday March 12th @ 5pm. For 2021 (due to COVID19) applications will be considered where the placement or course is based in the UK. To learn more about grants, click on Grants.
ZGTF is financed by donations, and receives no government support. To learn more about its finances click on Donate.