Funding opportunities: small travel grants

Research and Innovation Development Office

Category: Awards

15 June 2017

Various funders offer support for researchers to fund (or part-fund) travel for research purposes or to attend activities like conferences and seminars.

A quick search on Research Professional will give you all the information you need to apply for these sorts of funds.

We've listed a couple of interesting opportunities below, but get in touch if you want to find something similar in your area!

1. Marine Biological Association: Student Travel Bursaries

If you are a Young Marine Biologist or Student Member of the Marine Biological Association (MBA) you may wish to apply for their quarterly offering of bursaries. These are up to £100 each, and support the successful applicants in attending and presenting at conferences or meetings. The MBA seeks to support those of its members who are making a real contribution to the conference.

Deadline: 15 July 2017

2. Royal College of Nursing and Florence Nightingale Foundation: Travel Scholarships

The RCN and FNF have teamed-up to offer opportunities for nurses and midwives to study elsewhere (international or within the UK) in order to benefit care for their own patients in the UK. Nurses and midwives with membership of the Nursing and Midwifery Council working in the UK are eligible to apply for these awards. Awards of up to £5,000 are available. These can be for study of nursing practices in general, or in specialised areas of nursing: well worth looking into!


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