This scholarship enables members to undertake short term (less than one year) visits to gain experience in a different field or learn new research.

Applications are particularly welcome from younger members of the Society, including Clinicians and Non-Clinical Lecturers, Nurses, Senior Lecturers and all grades of Clinical Scientists, Biomedical Scientists, Research Scientists and Technicians.

Please note: the funding is not intended to support relocation or long-term (1+ years) visits.

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Grant details

30 June 2025
Please allow sufficient time for your application to be reviewed, usually 6-8 weeks after the deadline. Please note: Retrospective claims will not be considered.

Maximum value:

What the scholarship covers:
Funding is to be used for costs associated with your research. Subsistence, travel, accommodation and similar are also covered under the grant.

Open to all BSH Members who have been with the Society for at least one year and have not previously received a BSH Visiting Fellow Scholarship.

One grant per year.

How to apply:
Apply through our online form.

What to include in your application:

  • cover letter
  • letter of support from your supervisor or institution
  • letter of support from the host institution
  • details of proposed research or project
  • detailed budget

Requirements for successful applicants:
We ask all grant recipients to send a report for publication on the BSH website upon completion of the fellowship. We will showcase the best reports in our communications, including our website, member bulletins and social media.

For more information, see the terms and conditions of the grant, our Grants FAQs, or contact us at [email protected].