Richard and Kevin awarded leadership bursaries

First leadership bursaries from ARA

kevin and richardThe ARA has awarded its first leadership bursaries.  Kevin Bolton and Richard Aitken will each receive £750 to fund training or education over the coming year.

Kevin, left, who is Archives+ Manager at Manchester Libraries, Information and Archives, will undertake a Prince 2 project management course. Richard, Senior Conservator at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, is studying part time for an MA in Preventive  Conservation at the Northumbria University and will use the money to support his second year of study.

ARC readers will read more about both the impacts of Kevin’s and Richard’s study in due course.


The ARA intends to continue its leadership bursaries scheme for another two years.