This scholarship enables Members to undertake short term (less than one year) visits to gain experience in a different field or to learn new research.
Applications are particularly welcome from younger members of the Society, including Clinicians and Non-Clinical Lecturers, Nurses, Senior Lecturers and all grades of Clinical Scientists, Biomedical Scientists, Research Scientists and Technicians.
Please note that the funding is not intended to support relocation or long-term (1+ years) visits.
When submitting an application, please allow sufficient time for your application to be reviewed (6-8 weeks after the deadline).
Please note that no retrospective claims will be considered.
What the Scholarship covers
Funding is to be used explicitly for costs associated with your research; subsistence, travel, accommodation and similar are not covered under the grant.
Open to all BSH Members who have been with the Society for at least one year and have not previously received a BSH Visiting Fellow Scholarship.
3 grants per year
How to apply
Apply now through our online form.
What to include in your application
- Cover letter
- Letter of support from your supervisor or institution
- Letter of support from host institution
- Details of proposed research or project
- Detailed budget
Requirements for successful applicants
We ask all grant recipients to send a report for publication on the BSH website upon completion of the fellowship. We will showcase the best reports in our communications, including on website, member bulletins and social media.