Print Futures Award for Rosie Howie
21 July 2016
Congratulations to Edinburgh-based editor, Rosie
Howie who is a recipient of a prestigious Print Futures Award 2016. Rosie attended an
event at the House of Lords in London on 19 July 2016 to collect
her award of £1,500.
The awards and event were organised by The Printing Charity, whose patron is Her
Majesty The Queen.
The Print Futures Awards were launched in 2003 to help people
fund costs associated with a relevant training course in printing,
publishing, packaging or graphic arts.
Rosie attended school in Edinburgh and returned to commence an
MSc in Publishing at Edinburgh Napier University in 2011.
She has worked at the award-winning independent educational
publisher, Bright Red Publishing, since graduating in 2012
and has been instrumental in developing a range of award-winning
study guides and digital resources for the new Curriculum for
She was also the co-chair of the Society of Young Publishers
Scotland from 2014 to 2016.
Rosie plans to use her award to pay for an industry standard,
four-day training course in The Publishing Training Centre in
London and is incredibly excited about the award and the
She commented: "I am thrilled to have won this award and to be
getting to go to the House of Lords for the ceremony.
"It's an amazing opportunity and the training course I have
booked onto will help me realise my career goal of becoming a
commissioning editor. Without this funding, it simply would not
have been possible!"
NOTE: Publishing Scotland's Go-Digital Fund deadline 5
If you are looking for funding for digital training, among other
things, you may be able to get funding from the Go-Digital Fund
administered by Publishing Scotland. The deadline for the next
round of funding is 5 August 2016. For details and how to apply,
see our Funding Page.