Applicants Details

  • Grants are only for travel costs incurred to attend conferences or undertake research visits.
  • The maximum grant available is normally £500 towards actual expenses for travel costs, which can include accommodation and visa costs but not subsistence costs or conference/registration fees.
  • A copy of the conference programme or a letter/email of invitation from your collaborator should be attached.
  • A copy of a letter of support from your department should be attached. The letter of support should cover how the conference/research visit will benefit the applicant and include details about what other funding is available to the applicant. It will be used by the Committee when considering the application. Please note that if the letter of support does not specify the availability of funding from other sources then the application would be rejected.
  • Applications will be acknowledged by email once the application deadline has passed.
  • If your application is successful, you will be sent a ‘grant offer and claim form’ to complete.
  • Grants will only be paid in arrears on receipt of a completed claim form and proof of travel.
  • The grant shall be used only for costs to attend the event or undertake the research visit applied for, which includes travel and accommodation costs but not subsistence costs nor registration fees. In the event that the grant holder is no longer able to attend the event or undertake the research visit applied for, the grant cannot be transferred to a different event or research visit. A new application is required.

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* 1. Contact Details

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* 3. Please list the conference/workshops/summer schools that you have attended in the past two years with dates and details of funding sources. If you have not attended a workshop. please write "n/a" in Box One.