The Rab trustees met in May to decide the 2017 awards. 21 students applied, of whom 17 were granted awards: in total over £4500 as cash awards for wood, tools and fittings and 11 work experience placements with expenses paid. Names of the successful applicants are posted on the Recent Award Winners page. Four students were selected to apply for an additional Special Award of £1000. The name of the successful applicant will be announced in early July.