Applications for the Student Travel Grant are now closed.


Musical Instruments Unwrapped: Telling Social Histories through Musical Instruments

A joint seminar sponsored by MIRN (Musical Instruments Resource Network) and SHCG (Social History Curators’ Group)

Date: 12 November 2018

Venue: St Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh, EH1 1NQ

Time: 08:30 – 17.30


A grant of up to £100 is available to assist in meeting travel and accommodation expenses for one student member of MIRN who will attend the seminar. The recipient will, in addition, have their registration fee reimbursed.

The recipient must agree to attend all sessions, to write a review (length: between 500 and 750 words) of the seminar for publication on MIRN’s website and to take two or three suitable high res photographs to accompany the report. The report must be submitted within one month following the event, i.e. no later than 13th December 2018. The award will be payable upon acceptance of the report and presentation of receipts for conference registration, travel and/or accommodation.


Applicants must:

  1. Be a member of MIRN.
  2. Be 36 years of age or younger on 12 November 2018.
  3. Be enrolled in full- or part-time study on a recognised course.
  4. Use this form to apply.

All applications must be received by 17.00 BST  5th October 2018. Late applications will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be informed by 12th October 2018.

Bookings for the Seminar are now closed. Please send any enquiries to enquiries@mirn.org.uk

(A similar grant is available to Social History Curators’ Group members. Please visit the SHCG website to apply.)