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The British Numismatic Society

Promoting the study of coins, medals, tokens and banknotes

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British Numismatic Society Museum Volunteer Placement Bursaries

Every year the society offers bursaries for Museum placements. You can read about the previous placements here (2013, 2014, 2015). These are month long placements for which all undergraduate or postgraduate students at UK/EU universities are eligible to apply. Two bursaries of £750 arebe offered as a contribution towards travel or living expenses.

The British Numismatic Society's bursaries for 2016 were awarded to the following students:

  • Fiona Johnstone (British Museum)
  • Tristan Griffin (York Museums Trust)
  • Christina Sanna (Salisbury Museum)

You can read about their placements by clicking here.

Details regarding next year's bursary scheme will be available in the spring.