British Heart Foundation Alliance
The BHF Alliance is a free membership scheme which provides learning and development opportunities for healthcare professionals who work with people affect by, or at risk of, cardiovascular disease.
Scottish Cardiac Society Travel Grants
Emily Taylor Travel Fund
(Non-consultant clinician; recently appointed consultant [consultant appointment within 5 years from application]; nurse/AHP)
The Scottish Cardiac Society is currently offering travel grants of up to £1,500 to members in the above groups.
Applicants must be members of the Scottish Cardiac Society. Priority will be given to new applicants.
Please use the form here to submit an application, indicating estimated costs and enclosing a covering letter.
If alternative funding is available to you through study leave budget, please try and access this before applying for this grant.
More information about Emily Taylor and her generous gift to the Society.
Emily Taylor Travel Fund – Autumn Meeting prizes
£250 – awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a non-consultant clinician
£250 – awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a non-consultant clinician
£250 – awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by an nurse or allied health professional
£250 – awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by an nurse or allied health professional
£200 – awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a medical student *
£200 – awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a medical student *
Chosen by a panel of Council representatives. Award must be used to assist with attendance at a future meeting relevant to Cardiology or Cardiac Surgery. Award subject to applicant being a member of SCS and submitting a report to be presented at an SCS meeting and/or publication on SCS website. Award presented up production of receipts or invoices for future meeting.
* Award is unrestricted but should be used for educational purposes.
Scottish Cardiac Society Spring & Autumn Meetings
Funds are available to assist with reasonable travel expenses to the two SCS meetings each year. Please contact the Secretariat for more details. Any applications must be received before the Council meeting prior to the relevant Spring or Autumn meeting.
British Society for Heart Failure
The BSH offer a limited number of travel grants for non-consultant healthcare professionals who do not have access to travel budgets to attend BSH meetings. The grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to BSH members who fulfil the eligibility criteria (see the information page in the programme).