MGS Conference Bursary

The Scottish Museums Federation is pleased to offer one funded place to Museums Galleries Scotland’s conference Inequalities: Bridging the Gap at the John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, on the 12th October 2017.


The conference bursary will include:


•One fully funded delegate place at the MGS conference

including a ticket to the pre-conference networking event and full access to conference papers, videos and presentations


•Up to £50 towards travel expenses (payable upon valid receipts submitted no later than 15 November 2017)


To be eligible for this grant candidates must meet the following criteria:


•Candidates must have been a member of the Scottish Museums Federation for a minimum of 6 months


•Candidates must volunteer or work in the Scottish Museums Sector



We would like to fund someone who will make the most of the opportunity and can apply their learning from the conference to their work/career development. We welcome applications from members who have not attended an MGS conference before.


We will ask the successful candidate to write a reflective blog on the conference for the SMF blog page, to be shared with other members:



Please complete the downloadable application below and return to: scottishmuseumsfederation@gmail.com



The deadline is the Friday 11th August 2017. Applicants will be informed by email no later than the 30th August 2017.

MGS Grant Criteria & Application