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.

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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 

What the Scholarship covers
Funding is to be used  for costs associated with your research; subsistence, travel, accommodation and similar are also 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.

1 grant 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