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Subject: Icon receives support for internship program

Icon receives support for internship program

From: Carol E. Brown <hlfbs<-at->
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2009
The Institute of Conservation (Icon) is pleased to have been awarded
UKP490,000 to provide 20 additional internships in the conservation
of objects, interiors and collections. On 5 October, 2009, the
Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announced seven projects, under its
existing Training Bursary Programme, that are set to benefit from an
additional UKP2.85m investment--creating an extra 220 training
places overall up to March 2012. Icon is very pleased to be included
in this extended scheme.  HLF's UKP7m Training Bursary Programme,
originally launched in 2004, has been a resounding success, and Icon
has maintained an excellent track record within the programme, with
a 98% success rate for those completing placements going on to
secure jobs or further training in conservation in the UK. Icon will
announce details of the new scheme in the next few weeks on its


For further information about the HLF
programme, see


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Received on Saturday, 10 October, 2009

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