Category Archives: Bursaries

Cupar Conservation Regeneration Scheme/Townscape Heritage Initiative Bursaries

Cupar CARS/THI are pleased to announce that contractor bursaries of up to £500 are now available for traditional building skills training for apprentices and junior staff.

All of our courses are eligible to use with the bursary, and it may also be possible to arrange bespoke training. The bursary can also cover travel expenses and time cover – please click here for an application form.

Courses available:

  • Rubble Wall Building – 5 – 6 June 2018
  • Rendering & Harling with Lime – 21 – 22 June 2018
  • Lime Pointing – 23 June 2018
  • Making & Using Traditional Mortars – C1 Contractor Level 1 – 28 – 29 August 2018
  • Above Eaves Level – Traditional Slate Roofs – 4 – 5 September 2018
  • Sash & Case Window Repair – 15 September 2018
  • Making & Using Hot Mixed Lime Mortars – 28 September 2018
  • Traditional Masonry Repair – C2 Contractor Level 2 – 30 October – 1 November 2018
  • Surface Repair of Stone – 13 – 14 November 2018
  • Basic Masonry Skills – 29 – 30 November 2018

For further information, please contact Katy MacGregor – katy.macgregor@fife.gov.uk

International Summer Academy on Managing Historic Urban Landscapes – Open Call for early career participants

Europa Nostra and partners invite early career professionals (‘up to 40 years old’) across Europe to apply to the Open Call for participation in the International Summer Academy ‘Managing Historic Urban Landscapes’, which will take place from 5-12 August 2018, in Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, Serbia, with applications closing 15 May 2018.

They are looking for 25 professionals and postgraduates up to 40 years old whose work relates to cultural heritage protection, management and interpretation, cultural tourism, architecture, urban planning and urban regeneration, as well as related areas.

further details..

Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage  is pleased to announce the call for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for the academic year 2018-2019. 

 The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary is available to enable heritage professionals to study on the MSc Sustainable Heritage at UCL. Up to £20,000 (to cover the cost of fees and a stipend) is available for Home applicants (as defined by UCL General Regulations) who have the offer of a place for either full-time or part-time/flexible study on this course and who intend to accept or have already firmly accepted an offer.

How to Apply
Applicants should complete the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary Application form and return it to the Course Directorvia email. The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 18th June 2018. Please note that this form is for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary only. Applicants must also complete the Application Form for Admission as a Graduate Student separately to this form.

For further information please click here.

French Heritage Society Architect in Residence

French Heritage Society Architect in Residence (Chateau de Chambord, Fall 2018)

CHATEAU DE CHAMBORD
2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

ORGANIZATION:
French Heritage Society
7 rue Lincoln – 75008 Paris
01 40 70 07 57

CONTACT PERSONS :
Diane de Roquette-Buisson and Amy Fienga – Chairmen :
students@frenchheritagesociety.org
Inès Sauzet-Fontanel – Event and Development Officer :
ines@frenchheritagesociety.org

PURPOSE: The Château de Chambord welcomes each year an artist/architect in residence in the Château for a 3-month period in the Fall. The Château is looking to welcome an architect wishing to pursue a personal research ideally linked to heritage, education and historic architecture in France. In addition to time allocated for personal research, the successful candidate will be asked to work on an architectural project on the theme: “Chambord – 500 years after”, contributing their ideas to a virtual architectural project.

QUALIFICATIONS: student in Master / PhD or post-doc in Architecture

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Good working knowledge of French (B1 level)

DATES: October to December 2018 (12weeks)

RESIDENCY LOCATION: Château de Chambord, 41250 Chambord

HOUSING: Housing possibilities are available on site, to be organized directly with the Château*. The Château de Chambord is quite isolated and surrounded by a vast forest. It is strongly advised for the architect to be comfortable in an isolated setting and to have a good command of French. The architects will be expected to work on his own on his personal project. The cultural team of the Château is present throughout the duration of the residency to support the student. Having an international driver’s license is strongly advised as well as ability to drive a manual car in order to enjoy autonomous discovery of the Loire Valley. The culmination of this residency will be a presentation to our association’s Young Friends Circle during a cultural cocktail in Paris.

STIPEND: $5000

VISA: no visa – valid American passport

MEALS: not included

INSURANCE: Medical insurance and civil liability provided by the student

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 20th, 2018

Apply at students@frencheritagesociety.org

* FHS does not intervene in the logistics of housing/meal.

Find put more here>>

BURSARIES Vernacular Architecture Group Spring Conference 3rd-7th April 2018

SPRING CONFERENCE BURSARY – 2018

The 2018 Spring Conference of the Vernacular Architecture Group will be held at Bangor
University in North Wales from Tuesday 3 April until Saturday 7 April 2018. During the day members will tour the locality, visiting and interpreting lesser traditional buildings; lecturesand discussions will be held in the evenings. The visits will cover Anglesey (Wednesday), the Denbighshire Clwyd and Upper Dee valleys (Thursday) and the Conwy valley (Friday). Evening speakers will include Andrew Davidson, David Gwyn, Richard Suggett and Richard Bebb.

The Vernacular Architecture Group is able to offer three bursaries to assist registered
students or professionals in the early years of their career to attend the Conference. The
Committee is aware that the cost often makes attendance difficult for students and others who might benefit from the lectures and discussions, and from the opportunity to meet people active in the field. There is no age limit, and both full-time and part-time students are welcome to apply.

Applicants must normally be students of vernacular architecture or a related discipline, or early career professionals working in the field. They should send brief details including a list of academic courses and any special reasons for attending this conference to help in the selection of appropriate candidates. Candidates will be expected to show evidence of an active interest in vernacular architecture and explain how they hope to benefit from attending the conference.

Find the relevant documentation and application forms here>>

CSGNT Young Persons Travel Grant

The High Line in New York, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore and the Bosco Verticale in Milan are just some of the world-renowned examples of green infrastructure which are already being used to inspire the development of projects in central Scotland. By applying for our travel grant of up to £1,000 (£500 if visiting an initiative in the UK), you could be in with a chance to visit anywhere in the world to learn more about green infrastructure projects like these and to bring the knowledge back to the Central Belt.

Deadline for applications is midnight 1 April 2018. 

Full details and how to apply.

Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for Postgrad studies at UCL

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary is available to enable heritage professionals to study on the MSc Sustainable Heritage. Up to £20,000 (to cover the cost of fees and a stipend) is available for Home applicants (as defined by UCL General Regulations) who have the offer of a place for either full-time or part-time/flexible study on this course and who intend to accept or have already firmly accepted an offer.

How to Apply
Applicants should complete the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary Application form and return it to the Course Director via email at kalliopi.fouseki@ucl.ac.uk.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 18th June 2018. Please note that this form is for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary only. Applicants must also complete the Application Form for Admission as a Graduate Student separately to this form.
Further information can be found at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/heritage/programmes/msc-sustainable-heritage/scholarships-and-funding

Research Assistant for a Summer 2017 Pilot Study

The Anglia Ruskin University is seeking an MSc or PhD student able to assist with a pilot study on multicultural urban spaces in Wembley from 1st week of July (until end of August) 2017.

Responsibilities include field studies in Wembley for data collection and analysis. 

 Skills and Experience

  • Background in architecture, planning, cultural studies, urban design or urban geography
  • Experience of qualitative research 
  • Experience of conducting interviews and / or focus group
  • Knowledge of Nvivo software would be advantageous
  • Ability to travel to case study area (Wembley) for field studies. 

Duration: Temporary, 5 days per week for 9 weeks 

Remuneration: £13 per hour, 7 hours per day.

 Location: Anglia Ruskin Chelmsford Campus 

Contact Dr NezHapi Dellé Odeleye at: delle.odeleye@anglia.ac.uk or Dr Lakshmi Priya Rajendran: lakshmi.rajendran@anglia.ac.uk

 Closing date: 10th June 2017

Heritage Trainee (Metal Roofing) Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an 6.5 month (28 weeks) Heritage Trainee (Metal Roofing) placement with Manchester Company J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., working on historic and new buildings across Manchester and the north west.

The trainee will work alongside a team of skilled specialist craftspeople with a particular focus on developing skills in conservation and restoration of metal roofing, and of the use of hard and soft metals in roofing, drainage, and other features on both traditional and new buildings.  They will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of specialist skills during the placement.

J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., is a long established family business, currently working on the roof of Carlisle Cathedral.  Other recent projects include Heaton Hall, Queen’s Park Hall, and Manchester’s Victorian bath house.

The successful candidate will require his/her own transport, and may be expected to work away from home during the week on occasion.

Further information here…

Paid Training Placements for Students with BAME Heritage – Summer 2017

Are you interested in gaining skills and experience as preparation for a career in heritage?

We’re excited to be able to offer a number of training placements for undergraduates or recent graduates (graduated within the last 18 months) who identify as having Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic Heritage or mixed heritage (please see below for more information why).

You don’t necessarily need to be working towards a qualification relevant to heritage, but you’ll need to persuade us that you care about heritage.

Successful applicants will receive a training bursary of £300-£350 per week (depending on location).

Find out more here…

TRAINEE: NHTG Mentors and Mentoring Craft Trainees

NHTG Mentors and Mentoring Craft Trainees within Heritage Construction Work – One day Course

This one-day course is of interest to crafts persons – both trainees and supervisors, builders and professionals. Participants will learn about mentoring, which is simply about a more experienced and trusted person assisting or supporting a Learner or less experienced craftsperson to further develop their craft skills abilities. This requires the informed guidance of a mentor with a high level of practical skill and underpinning knowledge and experience. Less experienced, but skilled craftspeople can be trained and mentored to become a master craftsperson.

This course is set within the context of the theory and practicalities of conserving traditional/heritage buildings, and will be a useful addition for those studying heritage skills level 3 crafts diplomas and NVQ’s. This course will provide an excellent opportunity for the exchange of information and experience and will assist Learners to develop their craft skill, with the ambition of eventually reaching a status similar to that of their mentor. This course will also inform employers, who may wish to nominate either themselves or one of their staff to become a mentor to guide their developing team.

The course is presented as a combination of chalk and talk, power-point presentations containing relevant colour images, flip-chart for points of interest, Q and A’s and handout documents for attendees. Read the full programme here

TRAINEE HERITAGE BRICKWORKER, LONDON AREA

There is an exciting opportunity for a 12 month placement with a specialist Historic Building Conservation company  Fullers (Builders) Ltd

The Placement will be initially based at the artist Turner’s house, Sandycombe Lodge, a listed Grade II* building in Sandycombe Road, Twickenham carrying out brickwork repairs, repointing and other work as required, followed by work other suitable heritage projects in the London area. The candidate will be provided with a broad range of learning opportunities to obtain suitable skills and evidence working towards a level 3 Heritage Skills NVQ Diploma in brickwork. Fullers is a specialist Historic Building Conservation contractor with a wide portfolio of clients including Sir John Soane’s Museum, the National Trust, various church authorities and many private clients in the London.

The placement is run by the National Heritage Training Group bursary scheme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The scheme is all about finding passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people to be trained to work on England’s traditional buildings. There will be 30 educational bursaries offered, working on live heritage sites across England. The bursaries are being organised across the country by regional heritage coordinators.

For more information about  the scheme please click on this link 

Trainee Heritage Carpenter placement opportunity – South of England

There is an excellent opportunity for a 12 month placement with a Historic Building Conservation company McCurdy & Co Ltd, which specialises in structural carpentry, based on historic projects in the South of England.

For further information and to download an  application form please click here.

Application closing date: 12/08/16
Interview date:   TBC
Placement starts:   TBC
(Dates subject to confirmation)

Trainee Heritage Hard Metal Roofing placement opportunity – Surrey

There is a wonderful opportunity to join Specialist Historic Building Conservation contractor Roles Broderick Roofing Ltd. for a 12 month placement, carrying out the fabrication and installation of hard metal roofing and cladding systems on a range of sites in Surrey and the surrounding area.

For further information and to download an application form please visit: http://www.the-nhtg.org.uk/

Application closing date: 12/08/16
Interview date:                To be confirmed
Placement starts:            To be confirmed
(Dates subject to confirmation)

Trainee Heritage Plasterer placement opportunity – Oxfordshire

There is an exciting opportunity for a 12 month placement with a Historic Building Conservation company  Oxford Lime Mortar Ltd specialising in lime mortars and associated materials working on pointing and plaster repairs on historic projects within a 30 mile radius of Oxford. Particularly suitable for recent school/college leaver keen to learn a heritage trade or someone with a level 2 NVQ in plastering/stonemasonry or a related trade keen to work towards a level 3 NVQ in Heritage Plastering.

For further information and to download an  application form please click the links below or visit:  http://www.the-nhtg.org.uk/

Application closing date:   12/08/16
Interview date:   To be confirmed
Placement starts:   To be confirmed
(Dates subject to confirmation)