Awards and Bursaries

NatSCA would like to offer a number of bursaries for members towards the cost of the AGM and conference. There is a limited amount of money and this year the Committee is offering:

Two bursaries of up to £250 each

This sum may be set against your;
• travel costs
• accommodation costs
The bursary also allows a free place at conference. (The optional evening meal is not included and must be booked separately if wishing to attend)

• Only members of the Natural Science Collections Association can apply.

• Bursaries are limited to one per person per year.

• All successful applicants must submit a conference report, for either the NatSCA blog or Notes & Comments (see website), before the bursary can be paid.

• Travel costs to be agreed with the Bursary Committee at the earliest possible date.

• International applications will be considered at the discretion of the Committee.

• In the case of competition, preference will be given to people who have not received a bursary previously.

• Bursaries are only open to individual members. Institutional members cannot apply.

ALL bursaries are given at the discretion of the Bursary Committee and require:
i) receipts of payment (submitted to Treasurer)
ii) a conference report (submitted to Editor)

All applications for conference bursaries must be sent to the Bursary Committee by Monday 12th March. Successful applicants will be notified within a week of the deadline.

To apply, please complete the form (click here) and return to: