Annual Bursaries

How to Apply

The application round for 2024 opens from Wednesday 3 January until Sunday 31 March 2024.

We welcome applications from applicants of all nationalities, backgrounds and fields within the heritage sector, who are committed to practising their skills within the UK. Applicants connected with the Yorkshire and northern regions are particularly welcome – whether you are from here, based here, working or studying here. We support applicants that make a strong case for how our funding will help make a real difference to their futures.

· Bursaries of up to £2000 are available to assist an individual craftsperson or conservator to train or extend their skills and/or knowledge; and

· Bursaries of up to £3000 to assist established businesses and organisations and experts in the heritage field to support an employee to develop their skills and experience.

Awards can be taken up from  July 2024 onwards, and will be formally announced and presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Consortium in York (details available later in the year).


Apply Online: Individuals

Apply Online: Organisations


Please ensure that you have read the Information for Applicants and Terms and Conditions before completing your application.

For more information, please email the Bursary Officer, Dr Gill Chitty (, or email