Full and Early Career Members are eligible to apply for a Bursary to attend Biochemical Society Scientific Meetings, Training Events and Online Courses. If you are not a member, join today.

Bursary amounts awarded

The maximum bursary available for a Scientific Meeting is £200 if the meeting is taking place within your country of residence and £300 if you have to travel outside of your country of residence to attend the meeting.  The maximum bursary available for a Training Event or Course is £100 within your country of residence or £150 if travelling outside of your country of residence. For a Society online course virtual meeting or to access on-demand content the cost of the registration fee will be covered.

Full and Early Career Members can apply for a Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

Full and Early Career Members applying for a Bursary to attend a Biochemical Society Scientific Meeting must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

Full and Early Career Members can apply for a Bursary once a year. You cannot receive an Full and Early Career Member Bursary in the same year as a General Travel Grant.

If awarded, bursaries will be paid within three weeks of the event taking place.

Criteria

For Society scientific meetings, training events and online meetings, Full and Early Career Members must:

  • Be a member of the Society by either the closing date for poster abstract submission (if applicable) or before the early bird registration closes for the event they wish to attend or before the online course begins. If you are not a member, join today.
  • Have submitted a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting if applicable (there is no requirement for poster abstract submission for On Demand events, Online Courses or training events that do not have poster presentations)
  • Not have received a Society bursary in the same calendar year.
  • Not have received a General Travel Grant in the last 12 months.

If awarded, bursaries will be paid within three weeks of the event taking place.

How to apply

The normal registration process for Society Scientific Meetings or Society Training Events should be completed and submitted before the bursary application is made.

For Society scientific meetings and training events, eligible members can apply for bursaries during the event registration process.

For online training courses, eligible members can apply for bursaries here >

Related Grants

General Travel Grants are available to Full and Early Career Members of the Society wishing to attend any scientific conference.  

More information

For further information please either email Grants > or call the Grants & Awards department on 0203 443 9539