Bursaries for Members

Young Investigators

The BIHS Executive Committee has set aside a sum of money to support Young Investigator 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 Young Investigator poster presenters. Bursaries are applicable to presenting authors’ registration fees only.

If you wish to apply for a bursary, please tick the necessary box during abstract submission.

Deadline for Applications via Abstract Submission System: 6th April 2018

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 meeting expenses 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 Young Investigators above) or, if applying outside the abstract submission process, complete the bursary application form and send it to bihs@in-conference.org.uk

Deadline for Bursary Applications: 6th April 2018

Criteria for Bursary Approval – Young Investigators 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 meeting expenses against tax or research expenses

Applying for Membership

If you wish to apply for membership, please submit your application by 6th April 2018 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.

2018 Bursary Application Schedule

Bursary Application Deadline: 6th April 2018
Membership Application Deadline (if you are becoming a new member and wish to be considered for a bursary): 6th April 2018
Notification of Bursary Application: 18th May 2018