Conferences and Meeting Support

About this scheme

Career level
Early career researcher
Established independent researcher
Clinician
Nurse
Health professional
Non-clinical researcher
Research area
All research areas
Funding amount
Up to £15,000
We have a small fund available to support specialist meetings and conferences run by our grant holders and researchers at CRUK Centres.

Key information

As the lead applicant, you must be:

  • A CRUK grant holder or a researcher at a CRUK Centre
  • Directly involved in organising the meeting or conference

The proposed meeting or conference must be:

Funding support is provided for:

Bronze £100 – £1,000: This could include sponsoring a session or a UK named speaker* at a meeting or conference, or facilitating a small conference or meeting.

Silver £1,001 – £5,000: This could include sponsoring several named speakers* as well as facilitating a conference or meeting.

Gold £5001 – £15,000: This could include sponsoring several named speakers* as well as facilitating a conference or meeting. We envisage that only a small number of meetings and conferences will receive a Gold award.

* UK speakers up to £500; international speakers up to £1,500.

How to apply to this scheme

Overview of the application process

This scheme is closed for applications for meetings in 2018/19. For meetings in 2019/20, we will begin considering applications again in April.

Thereafter, a decision will be made 8-12 weeks after submission. The application process has just one stage, to submit a full application.

All applications must be made through our electronic Grants Management System (eGMS)

Before you begin your application

Please read the full application guidelines (PDF) and grant conditions before starting your application form.

All funding decisions are subject to funding being available, and at the discretion of Cancer Research UK’s Science Funding staff.

Cancer Research UK contact details

If you have questions about the eligibility of your proposal for this scheme, or require any assistance with your applicaton, please contact the funding manager.

Laurie Dudley - Grants Manager

CRUKconference&meeting@cancer.org.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 203 469 6768