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ICOM UK is the museum association dedicated to the international work of British museums

Travel Bursaries and Grants

ICOM UK offers two bursary funds designed to help ICOM members resident in the UK and British Overseas Territories engage with the international museum community.

In 2017-18 ICOM UK will also offer two Travel Grant Schemes to support staff from non-national museums to travel internationally to develop mutually beneficial projects and partnerships.

 

ICOM UK Travel Bursary Fund

The ICOM UK Travel Bursary is a designated fund operated by ICOM UK to provide grants for museum workers from across the United Kingdom to attend ICOM General Conferences, meetings of its International Committees (subject specialist groups) and other relevant international conferences.

Click HERE to learn more about the Travel Bursary Fund and download the Application Form.

 

Camilla Boodle Bursary Fund

The Camilla Boodle Fund was set up in the memory of an ICOM UK Board Member. It is a restricted fund administered by ICOM UK to provide grants for ICOM UK members who wish to extend their travel and/or museum visiting before or after an ICOM meeting or international conference.

Click HERE to learn more about the Camilla Boodle Bursary Fund and download the Application Form.

 

ICOM UK - HWB Travel Grant Scheme

ICOM UK, with support from Heritage Without Borders (HWB), is offering a number of travel grants to support staff from regional and local UK museums (non-national museums) to travel to Europe and greater Europe to develop mutually beneficial projects and partnerships.

Applications to the ICOM UK - HWB Travel Grant Scheme open on 1 June 2017.

Click HERE to learn more about the Travel Grant Scheme and download the Application Form.

 

ICOM UK - BC Travel Grant Scheme

ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, will offer a number of travel grants to support staff from regional and local UK museums (non-national museums) to travel globally (outside of the Europe and greater Europe) to develop mutually beneficial projects and partnerships.

Details of the ICOM UK - BC Travel Grant Scheme will be published in summer 2017.  The Scheme will open for applications in autumn 2017.

Travel Bursaries and Grants Committee

The ICOM UK Bursaries and Grants Committee is a sub-group of the Executive Committee that is tasked with reviewing and making recommendations on Bursary and Grant applications. Chaired by Nigel Sadler, it includes Maria Ragan, Catherine McDermott and Fiona Macalister.

The Committee operates under a set of Terms of Reference which guide their deliberations. For the sake of transparency, you can download the Terms of Reference below.

ICOM UK Bursary Committee Terms of Reference (12.09.2011)

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