BACR/CRUK Student Travel Awards

About this scheme

Key information

Career level
PhD
Research area
All research areas
Final submission
Funding amount
maximum of £1,000 for overseas meetings (£500 for UK meetings)
We have joined forces with the British Association for Cancer Research (BACR) to provide student travel awards to help students attend scientific meetings.

This scheme is available to students who have been BACR members for at least one year at the time of application.

Applicants will be expected to submit an abstract and to present their work at the relevant meeting and should submit copies of the abstract with their application.

The Association and Cancer Research UK should be appropriately acknowledged on any poster or presentation.

Individuals may apply for up to 2 bursaries, at least one of which must be UK-based during the period of student membership. Since this is likely to fall in two subsequent years, it should be noted that upon election to full membership (if 2 awards have been allocated) then 2 years would have to elapse before applying for a non-student travel award.

How to apply to this scheme

Applicants must provide (in one PDF document):

  • A curriculum vitae
  • Details of the meeting including copy of submitted abstract
  • A signed letter of support to include confirmation of student status from his/her Supervisor
  • A budget for travel/accommodation
  • Evidence of other funding sought/obtained

Applicants for these BACR/CRUK Awards should refer to the BACR website for further information.

There are three application deadlines each year: 28 February, 30 June and 31 October.

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