There are 460,000 traditional buildings in Scotland, ranging from castles to tenements, churches to factories. Historic Scotland Summer School is a unique, fully funded opportunity to learn from some of the leading conservation specialists in the country and to extend your skills base and employability during a week long residential course. Places are limited and the application process is competitive.
Undergraduates, currently in their 3rd year who are studying a building related subject are eligible to apply for the course. Building related subjects including but not limited to architecture, planning, structural engineering and building surveying. Students studying building conservation are unfortunately not eligible to apply.
Historic Scotland will cover the cost of accommodation and meals for the week, plus all transfers during the course. You will need to make your own way to and from the course venue at the start and end of the week, likely to be Stirling. Those from outlying areas (Highlands and Islands) can apply for a travel subsidy. All course materials and PPE will be provided.
Exact location will be confirmed but is likely to be in the Stirling area. Accommodation will be confirmed in due course.
Places are limited, only 23 students were accepted last year. Applications will be judged by Conservation Directorate Senior Management Team members.
Please apply via email by Monday 16th April to firstname.lastname@example.org providing your C.V and answering the following four questions:
Q1 Why would you like to do this course?
Q2 What is your favourite Scottish traditional building and why?
Q3 What do you hope to learn from this course?
Q4 Why should we select you over other applicants ?
If you have any queries, please email email@example.com or call on 0131 668 8683.
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