Bursary Applications

The deadline for bursary applications is Monday 18 February 2019.

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

  • Have joined the Society by the September before the ASM and still be a member at the time of the Meeting, having paid that years membership subscription.
  • Have a salary lower than £36,000/annum 
  • 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 the Bursary Application Form along with the Delegate Registration Form, and return to the British Pain Society Secretariat no later than 5pm Monday 18 February 2019, 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. 


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 Monday 25 February 2019.