Bursaries & Awards

Celebrating successes and innovations that change the face of rheumatology. Each year we run a programme of bursaries and awards to recognise achievements and to encourage those working to improve patient care.

International education bursary

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 29 March

These bursaries offer funding opportunities for international rheumatology professionals to attend the BSR Annual Conference, which will enhance their rheumatology skills and knowledge. 

  • Who can apply: all international rheumatology consultants, trainees, nurses and other health professionals. Open to members and non-members.

  • If your application is successful, you will receive: registration for the whole conference, up to £1200 expenses entitlement to cover travel and accommodation and one year's free membership

How to apply:

To be eligible for this bursary, applicants must submit:

  • One-page cover letter outlining why you would like to attend, your suitability for the bursary, how you would use the experience to enhance your professional knowledge

  • Two page CV (if you submit a CV that exceeds two pages, the first two pages only will be sent to the reviewing panel)

Full application guidelines can be found on the download below.

Bursary guidelines


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Further information

If you have any questions or require further information, contact the events team or call 0207 842 0900.

Applications will be judged anonymously by a nominated panel; the judges will reach a consensus and bursaries will be awarded to the applicants thought to benefit most from the course/event/visit.

NB: applicants may apply for more than one bursary, but if you are successful, you are no longer eligible to apply for further bursaries for two years from the start date of your course/event.