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Care support bursaries

As a member you can apply for a care support bursary if you have caring responsibilities. You can receive up to £200 to help cover caring costs associated with attending our meetings. 


To be eligible you need to:

  • be a current member of the Society - applicants are generally expected to have been members of the Society for at least one year
  • be attending a Society meeting (including committee and advisory group meetings)
  • have caring responsibilities
  • benefit from attending an event, for example, presenting an abstact

Generally, only one award per applicant, per calendar year.


You can apply at any time by sending the following to

  • an outline of the event you wish to attend
  • a short statement on how attending will benefit you
  • a breakdown of the associated care costs

You must apply before the event.

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To receive payment, you will need to complete and submit our bursary claim form. This must be within four weeks of the closing date of the meeting. Along with your bursary claim form you must submit:

  • original receipts (keep copies if required, as we will not return these)
  • copy of email confirming the bursary
  • certificate of attendance
  • short report on the meeting

We will only make payments to a bank account in the applicant’s name, unless otherwise stated.

Terms and conditions

Bursaries are available subject to terms and conditions.