UK: Bursaries for students to attend the Health & Heritage Conference

FRH is delighted to inform you that the Churches Conservation Trust and its sponsor OMI Architects offer bursaries for four students or recent graduates of heritage, conservation or mental health-related degrees to attend its Health & Heritage Conference, taking place from 22 to 24 March 2017.Organised in partnership with FRH and Suffolk Mind, the conference will bring together leading professionals in the mental health, heritage and museum sectors.

The international conference will explore what the health and heritage sectors can offer one another, and will be hosted by Quay Place: an innovative new wellbeing centre in an expertly adapted historic church on the 1400 year-old docklands in Ipswich, England. Speakers will include experts, practitioners and leading researchers from the UK, the rest of Europe and beyond.

The CCT is now inviting applications from students and recent graduates of heritage and conservation-related degrees. Student attendees will be able to enjoy:

Interested applicants should send an email to development@thecct.org.uk with the following:

  • their name;
  • their degree course and university (applications will be accepted from recent graduates within one year of the end of their most recent heritage, conservation or mental health-related degree); and
  • no more than 200 words detailing why the Health & Heritage Conference is of interest to them, what their career aspirations are, and how the conference can support this.
  • Successful applicants will need to agree to preparing an 800-1000 word writeup of their time at the conference.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1 March 2017 (applications must have been received by email by 23.59 GMT). Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 6 March 2017.

Read more about the Health & Heritage Conference