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Icon 16 Conference Student Bursary

Icon Photographic Materials Group are pleased to announce that they will be providing funding for one student to attend the ICON Conference 2016, Turn and Face the Change. The bursary will cover the conference fee of £225 plus subsistence and travel expenses up to the value of £150.

To apply for funding please submit a 200 word essay explaining what your interest is in photographic materials conservation and how you would benefit from attending the conference. You should be a member of Icon and currently enrolled on a conservation or related higher education course – please provide the details of your course and place of study, including your expected graduation date on your essay submission.

The successful student will be expected to write a short article for Icon News and/or the PhMG blog about the conference, focussing on the Book & Paper and Photographic Materials Group session.

Further details about Icon 16 “Turn & Face the Change: Conservation in the 21st Century” can be found on the Icon website:

Please e-mail your essay to Rosalind Bos at by the 31st March. The successful candidate will be notified by the 11th of April.