Current Bursary Placements

Below is a list of currently available bursary placements:

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement

Historic Environment Scotland seek an enthusiastic team player to undertake a Heritage Engineering placement based with Knockando Woolmill Trust. This exciting opportunity focuses on the activities involved in the running and maintenance of the newly restored 19th century carding, spinning and weaving machinery within the mill.

A qualification and/or strong interest in engineering, electrical engineering or textiles would be a distinct advantage. This is a practical hands on training opportunity and good tool skills are required.

This is a post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as part of the Skills for the Future bursary project for a duration of one year. A tax free stipend of £14,500 per year will be offered. Applicants must be eligible to study in the UK at the time of application.

If you have any queries regarding the post please contact Gillian Ferguson tel: 01786 431331 or email your enquiry to

Documents relating to this position are available for download below. Closing date for applications is Friday 20th November 2015.

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement - General information for applicants [doc, 50kb]

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement - Placement description [pdf, 105kb]

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement - Post advert [pdf, 167kb]

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement - Application form [doc, 117kb]

Heritage Engineering Bursary Placement - Equal opportunities form [doc, 67kb]


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