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Bursary terms and conditions


  1. Must be presenting an abstract.
  2. Must be the sole presenter of the abstract.
  3. Are generally expected to have been a member of the Society for at least one year.
  4. Should ensure anticipated costs are in line with the Expenses Policy 

Applications for non-Society meetings bursaries:

  1. The advertised start date of the meeting must not be more than 26 weeks nor less than six weeks after the next application deadline.
  2. Retropective applications will not be considered.
  3. Must certify if other funding has been applied for or obtained.


  1. Bursaries aim to cover registration, and up to 50% of travel and accommodation costs (or 75% in the case of undergraduate members).
  2. Awards will be based on our assessment of the most cost effective mode of travel and a reasonable standard of accommodation.
  3. The maximum award per meeting as well as per year is £250 for Undergraduate Members, £500 for Early Career Members and £750 for Full Members and Fellows. These amounts may cover more than one meeting.
  4. Awards are non-transferable.


  1. The amount payable will be the upper limit of the award or the total of actual receipted costs, whichever is lower.
  2. Costs for food and beverage or travel incidentals will not be reimbursed.
  3. Costs for accommodation will only be reimbursed in accordance to the duration of the meeting. For example, a one day meeting equals one night's accommodation.
  4. Payments are direct to a bank account in the applicants’ name, unless otherwise stated in the confirmation email.