These awards are primarily to help non-student members to attend scientific meetings relevant to cancer research.
Applicants for all BACR Awards should send their applications and all documentation by email to the BACR Secretariat:
Applicants can expect to hear the outcome within a month of the closing date.
Note: Requests for participation in conferences/workshops (BACR/CRUK student awards and non-student travel awards), the date of the meeting must be one month following the application deadline. We cannot fund retrospective applications, since one of the award criteria is recognition of BACR on the conference presentation/poster. Applicants should therefore plan their applications well in advance, taking careful note of the deadlines.
Up to £1,000 for overseas meetings and £500 for UK meetings. Bursaries will cover economy class travel, registration fees and cost of accommodation.
The total sum requested should be stated in the application. However, as it is unlikely that the cost will be met in full, applicants are encouraged to seek additional awards or support from their home institution. Evidence of other funding obtained should also be provided. All receipts must be returned along with a written report that may be published in the Association's newsletter.
Available to all individuals who have been BACR members for one year at time of application.
Applicants will be expected to submit an abstract and to present their work at the relevant meeting and should submit copies of the abstract with their application. The Association should be appropriately acknowledged on any poster or presentation. Members may apply to the BACR for a second award (either travel award or fellowship) but this must be at least 3 years following the initial award.
31st January 2024
(Applications for the BACR 60th Anniversary Award deadline only 15th April 2022)
However, if the virutual conference deadline falls outside the set deadlines please contact Janet Alexander.
Applicants to provide in one PDF document:
Applicants must adhere to this format or the application will be returned without consideration by BACR.
Applications will be acknowledged once received. If you don't receive an acknowledgement within 72 hours contact the BACR Secretariat
BACR is a registered charity in England and Wales (289297)
c/o Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s, Cancer Genetics Building,
St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF