• Applicants must be based in Essex or Suffolk.


  • The Collectors’ Group will consider applications for between £100 and £1,000.


  • Applications should be made using the Collectors’ Group Bursary Awards application form. Download an application form by clicking the button below.


  • As an alternative to completing the application form, applications can be made via picture or flow diagrams, a 5 minute (or less) raw video or audio files in response to the questions in the application form. Should you require any further information or guidance on completing an application please email [email protected]



  • The closing date for applications is 5pm, Sunday 26 November 2023. Applications received after this time will not be considered.


  • We cannot accept applications from anyone who has been awarded a Collectors’ Group Bursary Awards within the past 2 years.


Please note due to the high number and calibre of applications received this year, applicants will be informed of the panel’s decision by 31 January 2024.