This scholarship enables Members to undertake short term (less than one year) visits overseas 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) overseas visits.

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Grant Details

30 June
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.

Maximum value 

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.

For more information, see the terms and conditions of the grantour Grants FAQs, or contact us at 

Global Haematology Visiting Fellow*

The Global Haematology SIG supports three Visiting Fellowships for visits to or from Lower and Middle Income countries for visitors to gain experience in a different field or to learn new research. It is desirable but not essential that these educational visits are in the framework of a well-defined institutional link and/or training programme within the overseas institution. If such links do not exist then it would be helpful to suggest how the fellowship could contribute to developing such a framework or programme in the future.

*Please note that the LMIC Visiting Fellowship is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change prior to the next deadline. Please contact our grants team if you have any queries, and check back here for further details.