The Institute of Conservation (Icon) Book & Paper Group are delighted to announce the Autumn 2018 round of our Professional Development Bursaries for book and paper conservators. 

There are up to five bursaries of 200 GBP available to support professional development by funding training and research in different areas of book and paper conservation. The scheme is open to all Icon Book and Paper Group primary members who are currently employed in, or are pursuing a career in book or paper conservation. The bursaries can be used to fund any aspect of your professional development such as attendance for courses, workshops or conferences, membership for other professional organisations, travel, tools, materials etc.

To apply for one of the bursaries you must complete a short application form which will include a brief statement about the project for which you are seeking funding.

The deadline for this round is 21st October 2018. For further information and to apply visit


Rebecca Goldie
Icon Book and Paper Group Bursaries Officer

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