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Student Bursaries

Student Bursaries


Postgraduate and Undergraduate Student Members are eligible to apply for a Student Bursary to attend a Biochemical Society Focused Meeting, Hot Topic Event, Workshop, Training Day or a Biochemical Society- supported Independent Meeting. 
If you are not a member, join today. 

Please note that Student Bursaries are not available for Young Life Scientist's Symposia.




Harden Conferences

Travel bursaries and full or partly sponsored free places are available for Harden Conferences. However, please note that this form cannot be used to apply for a Harden Bursary, instead please follow the links for a Harden bursary application form on the Harden Conference webpages.


Please note that members not falling into either the Undergraduate or Postgraduate membership categories are not eligible to apply for a Student Bursary.


Bursary Amounts Awarded

The maximum bursary available for a Focused Meeting is £200 in the UK and £300 overseas. The maximum bursary available for Workshops, Training Days and Hot Topic Events is £100 in the UK and £150 overseas.   For an Independent Meeting sponsored by the Society the maximum bursary available is £100.


  • Students can apply for a Student Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

  • If you apply for a Student Bursary to attend a meeting you must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

  • Students may only apply for one Student Bursary in any year.  

If awarded, bursaries will be paid within three weeks of the event taking place.


Related Grants


General Travel Grants are available to Postgraduate Members of the Society wishing to attend a non-Biochemical Society Conference.  



More Information

For further information please contact Rowena Mitchell, Membership Manager. 

 


  • Students can apply for a Student Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

  • If you apply for a Student Bursary to attend a meeting you must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

  • Students may only apply for one Student Bursary in any year.  


  • Students can apply for a Student Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

  • If you apply for a Student Bursary to attend a meeting you must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

  • Students may only apply for one Student Bursary in any year.  


  • Students can apply for a Student Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

  • If you apply for a Student Bursary to attend a meeting you must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

  • Students may only apply for one Student Bursary in any year.  

  • Students can apply for a Student Bursary if they are a member of the Society by the closing date for poster abstract submission for the particular event they wish to attend.

  • If you apply for a Student Bursary to attend a meeting you must submit a poster abstract for presentation at the meeting.

  • Students may only apply for one Student Bursary in any year.