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Sector Support

FST offers a number of bursaries and training funds, as well as a mentoring programme – further details of support available are listed below.

If you have any queries about bursaries or funding administered by FST, please contact our Professional Development Manager Fiona McCurdy on fiona.mccudry@scottishtheatre.org.

FST Bursaries

FST Bursaries include ones for Assistant Directors and Producers and Recent Graduate Bursary.

FST Financial Support

Currently available funds:
Online Training Fund
Go, See, Network, Share Fund
Euan Turner Training Fund
Future Proofing Training Fund


FST’s Mentoring Programme is a core element of our work, an important service we deliver for FST Members.

See it Safely

UK Theatre and SOLT have launched the See It Safely toolkit across the UK to support theatres as they reopen and to instil audience confidence. By signing up to the toolkit, venues can show audiences that they are compliant with the latest government guidelines.