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Positive Leadership in Heritage Scholarship
The Positive Leadership in Heritage scholarship is for collections care professionals who work in leadership roles within museums, libraries, archives, and historic houses. 
The successful candidates will: 
Please note that the scholarship is fully funded. 
The application deadline: APPLICATIONS CLOSED
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Conditions for Application
Applications are open to all heritage professionals worldwide for those who are responsible for managing or leading teams and projects in conservation and collections care in museums, libraries, archives and historic houses. This includes:
  • Emerging leaders and managers. You are new to your position in management or have a leadership role in leading conservation and collections care teams
  • Project managers in conservation and collections care
  • Aspiring leaders and managers
We prioritise applications from countries that have been recently impacted by natural disasters or war. 
Application Process
To apply for the scholarship please provide the following information in electronic form as a pdf document:
  • State your name, the name of the organisation you are working for, and the name and contact details of your line manager or supervisor supporting your application
  • Please state in a few sentences how the knowledge and skills of leadership might help you in your future work
  • Please confirm in this document that you are able to attend the Positive Leadership and Positive Teams course
  • Please confirm that you are able to attend the half-day leadership coaching session. The dates will be agreed upon to suit all scholars. 
  • Please attach your professional biography.  
Please send the application as an attachment to Andor Vince  at Your application will be acknowledged within 24 hours of its receipt. If for any reason you do not hear from us within this time, please follow up on your application by contacting us.   
All the applications will be processed by Friday 13th October 2023. You will receive an e-mail letting you know whether your application has been successful.
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