Educational bursary

Applications for the BHPR Educational bursary have now closed and will re-open in May 2017.


These educational bursaries are made to enable BHPR members to make an educational visit, attend a course or conference which will enhance their rheumatology skills or knowledge.

Applications will be judged anonymously and independently by a panel nominated by BHPR. Judges will reach a consensus on the applications and awards will be made to the applicants thought to benefit most.

There are up to four educational bursaries offered per year.

Please note that

Bursary winners must provide receipts before the prize money can be issued and must make all claims within one month of the receipts. Applicants must have been a BHPR member for at least one year at the time of the prize deadline.

BHPR membership required

Total prize fund

£2,000 (maximum of £500 per person).

The winner will receive up to £500 expenses entitlement to be used on the following:

Conference registration
Up to 2 nights' accommodation
UK economy travel (no subsistence)

Online form and guidelines

Applications will re-open in May 2017.