Bursaries for Members 2023
Early Career Researchers
The BIHS Executive Committee has set aside a sum of money to support Early Career Researcher members in good standing, whose abstract has been accepted for oral presentation, and who are not able to obtain funding from their employer. The BIHS may also be able support BIHS member Early Career Researcher poster presenters. Bursaries are applicable to presenting authors’ registration fees and conference dinner only. Priority will be given to those who have not received a bursary in previous years and the Executive Committee may decide to award partial bursaries if not all bursaries are awarded in full.
If you wish to apply for a bursary, please tick the necessary box during abstract submission.
Deadline for Applications via Abstract Submission System: 02 May 2023
Nurses & AHPs
The BIHS Executive Committee has a limited number of bursaries to support registration fees for Nurses and AHP members in good standing who wish to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting and who are not able to obtain funding from their employer or offset registration fees against tax or research expenses.
To encourage Nurses and AHP members to participate in the programme, priority will be given to applicants who have submitted an abstract. The necessary box should be ticked in the abstract submission system. Thereafter, applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis.
If you wish to apply for a bursary tick the box during abstract submission (see Early Career Researchers above) or, if applying outside the abstract submission process, complete the bursary application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Applications: 02 May 2023
Criteria for Bursary Approval – Early Career Researchers and Nurses/AHPs
• The applicant is a current member of the society in good standing or in the process of having their membership application approved
• If the membership application is successful, payment of the subscription fee must be received prior to bursary being awarded
• The applicant is unable to obtain funding from their employer/institution
• The applicant is unable to offset registration fees against tax or research expenses
• One additional point will be provided to candidates in full time education or who works less than full time
• Candidates who have been awarded a bursary before will have a point deducted
Applying for Membership
If you wish to apply for membership, please submit your application by 19th May 2023 latest, in order to be considered for a bursary. Click here for the online membership application form.
Bursary applications will be considered by the Executive Committee and you will be informed of the decision shortly after the meeting. The decision of the Executive Committee will be final.
2023 Bursary Application Schedule
Bursary Application Deadline: 02 May 2023
Membership Application Deadline (if you are becoming a new member and wish to be considered for a bursary): 19th May 2023
Notification of Bursary Application: 31st May 2023