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BSH Scientific Fellowships

Source: BSH

To support: short-term visits to centres abroad in order to gain experience in a specialised field or to learn new research techniques or developments in haematology.  They are not awarded for attending meetings.  The Fellowship may be used to visit another laboratory for up to three months in order to learn new techniques or to develop a research project.

The BSH will consider providing support for travel, accommodation, living expenses and, in the case of laboratory visits, some laboratory expenses, but cannot provide a salary.

Maximum amount: £7500.  

Eligibility criteria: Applications may be made for a maximum of one Scientific Fellowship and one Travel Scholarship per three-year period.

Deadline: none.

Number of grants available per year: Two.

Applications are welcome from: younger members of the Society, recently appointed consultants and haematologists below Consultant level working in the United Kingdom. This includes clinicians and non-clinical Lecturers and Senior Lecturers and all grades of Clinical Scientists, Biomedical Scientists, Research Scientists and Technicians.  Applicants must hold current membership of the British Society for Haematology.

When submitting an application, please allow sufficient time for this to be processed and the Trustees’ decision notified. Please note that no retrospective claims will be considered.

Sponsorship: Applicants must either be members already, or have applied for membership and be sponsored by a fully paid-up member of the British Society for Haematology.  This member should indicate their support by emailing

Afterwards: A formal report is required at the completion of the Fellowship.  There is no set format for this.

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