These scholarships support our Members who wish to present their work at international meetings. In exceptional circumstances it can be awarded to people who want to attend for other educational purposes.

We particularly encourage applications from Members who are nurse practitioners, clinical scientists, biomedical scientists, academic scientists and PhD students.

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Grant details

General Travel Scholarships - 31 Jan & 31 July

Deadline
31 January and 31 July annually

Maximum value 
£1000

Eligibility
Open to all BSH Members who have been with the Society for at least one year. (Please note that individuals can only receive a BSH Travel Scholarship once in a three-year period.)

Applications are competitively assessed after each deadline. Priority will be given to Members in training or those who are presenting work at the meetings.

For those awaiting confirmation of their abstract, please note that scholarships may be provisionally awarded dependent on your abstract's confirmation. If provisionally awarded, funding will be disbursed after we have received confirmation of abstract acceptance. 

We also accept retrospective applications for conference attendance up to two months before the deadline. If you wish to apply for retrospective support, please ensure that you keep receipts for all expenses you intend to claim and review the budget specifications section below. 

Availability
4 per deadline, totalling 8 per year

How to apply
Apply now through our online form.

What to include in your application 

  • Cover letter 
  • Estimated budget
  • Letter of support from supervisor or institution

If you are presenting an abstract, we would ask that you also include:

  • Details of your abstract
  • Confirmation of your abstract's approval (or submission, if approval is pending)

Budget specifications
It is expected that any funds claimed under the scholarship be reasonable. See below for examples of reasonable costs:

Requirements for successful applicants 
We ask all grant recipients to send a brief one-page report within eight weeks of their return from the conference. We will showcase the best reports in our communications, including on website, member bulletins and social media.

ASH Travel Scholarships - TBD for 2019

Please note that the ASH Travel Scholarship programme is currently under review and may be subject to change for the 2019 deadline.

Deadline
TBD for 2019

Maximum value 
£1000

Eligibility
Open to all BSH Members who have been with the Society for at least one year. (Please note that individuals can only receive a BSH Travel Scholarship once in a three-year period.)

Applications are competitively assessed after the deadline. Priority will be given to Members in training or those who are presenting work at the meetings.

Availability
5 scholarships are available each year

How to apply
Apply now through our online form.

What to include in your application 

  • Cover letter 
  • Estimated budget 
  • Letter of support from supervisor or institution

If you are presenting an abstract, we would ask that you also include:

  • Details of your abstract
  • Confirmation of your abstract's approval (or submission, if approval is pending)

Budget specifications
It is expected that any funds claimed under the scholarship be reasonable. See below for examples of reasonable costs:

Requirements for successful applicants 
We ask all grant recipients to send a brief one-page report within eight weeks of their return from the conference. We will showcase the best reports in our communications, including on website, member bulletins and social media.

Successful applicants may also be offered the opportunity to be interviewed about your research at the conference. You can find previous interviews on our videos page.

EHA Travel Scholarships - Applications closed for 2019

Deadline
The deadline for EHA travel scholarship applications has been extended to 9 am (BST) Tuesday 7 May.

Maximum value 
£500

Eligibility
Open to all BSH Members who have been with the Society for at least one year. (Please note that individuals can only receive a BSH Travel Scholarship once in a three-year period.)

Applications are competitively assessed after the deadline. Priority will be given to Members in training or those who are presenting work at the meetings.

Availability
10 scholarships are available each year

How to apply
Apply now through our online form.

What to include in your application 

  • Cover letter 
  • Estimated budget 
  • Letter of support from supervisor or institution

If you are presenting an abstract, we would ask that you also include:

  • Details of your abstract
  • Confirmation of your abstract's approval (or submission, if approval is pending)

Budget specifications
It is expected that any funds claimed under the scholarship be reasonable. See below for examples of reasonable costs:

Requirements for successful applicants 
We ask all grant recipients to send a brief one-page report within eight weeks of their return from the conference. We will showcase the best reports in our communications, including on website, member bulletins and social media.

Successful applicants may also be offered the opportunity to be interviewed about your research at the conference. You can find previous interviews on our videos page.

For more information, see the terms and conditions of the grantour Grants FAQs, or contact us at grants@b-s-h.org.uk