Applying for the 2018 - 2019 programme

Applications for the 2018 - 2019 Programme opened on 1 November 2017 and will close on Wednesday 31 January, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Go straight to application process using this link: MRL 2018 - 2019 Online Application

When Will I Hear?

If you have applied for MRL BCLM administration will have acknowledged your application. You will be informed whether you have been successful or unsuccessful during the week commencing 5 March, 2018. Selection is made by the Programme Directors, the Director and Chief Executive of the Black Country Living Museum and a representative from Arts Council England. If you are successful you then have nine weeks to prepare for the first residential. You should immediately start to plan your Overseas Study Visit.

LEADERSHIP Development beyond MRL

If you work outside England, or have been unsuccessful for MRL 2018 - 2019 or wish to discuss the MRL method either for yourself or your organisation, then call Stephen Feber on +44 (0)7515 338535 or Nick Winterbotham on +44 (0)7775 774539. 

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