Icom Uk British Council Travel Grant Scheme 2 March Deadline For Applications

ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme: 2 March deadline for applications

ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, is pleased to offer travel grants to support UK organisations seeking to build reciprocally beneficial international projects and partnerships.  The scheme is open to members and non-members.

The ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme enables recipients to undertake an international visit to meet with colleagues and share skills, expertise and experience.  The Travel Grant Scheme supports museums who are starting to develop mutually beneficial international projects and partnerships.  The scheme does not fund travel for international conferences and events.

Applications will be considered for grants up to £1,500 per organisation or consortium for visits beyond greater Europe and up to £700 for visits within greater Europe.  The total amount of funding available for 2019-20 is £28,500.  50% of funding is ring-fenced for travel to ODA countries.

The grant will cover the cost of travel, including international and local transport, visas, accommodation and subsistence.

Case Studies from previous grant recipients can be read on the ICOM UK website http://uk.icom.museum/resources/case-studies/

Deadline for applications:             09:00 Monday 2 March 2020

Decision on applications:              w/c 16 March 2020

Travel and all paperwork to be completed by 14 December 2020

The eligibility criteria, guidelines and application form can be downloaded below in PDF and Word format from the ICOM UK website https://uk.icom.museum/about-us/bursaries/

If you have any questions about the scheme, please contact us at uk.icom.museum@gmail.com