Applications for the ASM Travel Scholarships 2019 are now open.

We are delighted to offer two scholarships to support attendance at our Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in April 2019.

Read how previous ASM scholarships have supported individuals in a range of careers and professional stages.

Abstract Scholarships

Our Abstract Scholarships support the best of haematology science and research; funding is offered to presenters of the highest scoring abstracts to facilitate their attendance at the conference.

Please note that no application is required for an Abstract Scholarship. If your abstract is selected as one of the best presentations, we will contact you with an offer shortly after the abstract approvals are sent out.  

Abstract submissions are open until Monday 7 January 2019 – Apply now.

You do not have to be a BSH Member to receive an Abstract Scholarship, however BSH Members benefit from a higher maximum funding cap.

ASM Travel Scholarship

The ASM Travel Scholarships support students, those in training and Allied Health Professionals. We particularly encourage applications from those representing their departments who will cascade the knowledge to others in their institutions, especially nurse practitioners, clinical scientists, biomedical scientists, academic scientists and PhD students. This scholarship covers reasonable* registration, travel and accommodation costs.


Maximum amount

BSH Member £750
BSH LMIC Member £1000
Non-Member £500

Application eligibility

Open to all those have not received this award in the last three years.


Applications should include:

  • a cover letter stating your reasons for attending the ASM, including detail on how your attendance will benefit you, your institution or the wider haematology community.
  • a letter of support from your tutor, supervisor or head of department
  • a short up-to-date CV in either Word or PDF format. (<5 pages)
  • a detailed budget and / or relevant booking receipts.

The reviewing panel will provisionally approve candidates shortly after the application deadline, and funding will be disbursed upon confirmation of attendance and actual spend.


Monday 18 February 2019


To help promote the grant and the ASM, we ask successful applicants to provide a brief bio and outline what they hope to achieve at the ASM, and a short report after the conference detailing their experience.

We showcase the best reports in our communications, including on website, member bulletins and social media.

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.

How to apply

Apply now through our online form.


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 * Reasonable costs: Up to three nights’ accommodation at £110 per night or less, standard return train tickets or economy return plane tickets, and appropriate registration fees.