ASM Bursary Applications

The deadline for bursary applications is 5pm on Thursday 22 February 2018. 


Who is eligible to apply for a bursary?
In order to be eligible to apply for a bursary, the applicant must normally:

  • Be a member of the British Pain Society

  • Have a salary lower than £36,000/annum

  • Have paid the 2017 British Pain Society subscription fee

  • Evidence of good standing within the Society (e.g. length of membership of the Society, other contributions to the work of the Society)

Priority will be given to those on lower salaries and those submitting a poster that is accepted for exhibition at the Meeting.


How should the application be submitted?

• The applicant must complete and return the Bursary Application Form to the British Pain Society Secretariat no later than 5pm Thursday 22 February 2018, together with the completed Participant Registration Form. 

• The Bursary Application Form must be counter-signed by the Head of Department

• If the applicant is not submitting a poster abstract, the Head of Department must provide justification for the applicant’s need to attend the Meeting.

• The applicant must not send payment with the Bursary Application Form.


 Forms will be uploaded shortly.

  • Click here for Bursary Application Form
  • Click here for Participant Registration Form. 


What financial support is given?

The level of support offered to each applicant is dependent on the number of applications submitted, the applicant’s salary and whether the applicant is exhibiting a poster at the Meeting. Applicants may request the following financial support:

• Registration fees to attend the Meeting

• Travel expenses

• Accommodation expenses up to a maximum of £50/night for 3 nights


When will the applicant hear if the application is successful?

Applicants will be informed of the outcome by Thursday 1 March 2018.


When can the applicant expect to receive the financial support?

If the application is successful, the Society will waive the registration fee and the applicant’s registration to attend the meeting will be processed with immediate effect.

If the application for support towards the cost of accommodation and travel expenses is successful, the Society will reimburse the costs after the Meeting, once receipts are submitted. Receipts are to be sent to the Secretariat, marked for the attention of the Honorary Treasurer.