Travelling Bursaries

The Association usually offers five bursaries annually each for the study of new techniques abroad.  

These are designed for specialist registrars (years 4-6) enrolled on a recognised training programme with the Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery and consultant plastic surgeons of not more than three years' standing

Award


A total amount of £25,000 is available annually. Maximum value of one award is £5,000. The funds will be allocated at the discretion of the Education Committee.

Application


The following members of the Association are eligible:
a)  Consultant plastic surgeons working in the United Kingdom and Ireland within the first three years of their appointment
b)  Specialist Registrars (years 4-8) enrolled on a recognised training programme with the Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery.

•  The bursaries are for the study of new techniques or to gain experience in the field of plastic surgery not available in the candidate’s own unit. 
•  There is no restriction on the place but the visit would have to be for a reasonable period of time. 
•  Preference will be given to trainees travelling abroad without other financial awards. Candidates seeking funds to travel abroad in paid jobs will be considered less favourably.

Application Form 


The closing date for submission of applications is 10 December annually.  Please complete the form below. Your application will need to include:-

  • Proposed itinerary – This should be detailed and should give costs and the reason why you consider that these particular visits would be of value.
  • Curriculum vitae – Maximum length two pages.

You will be able to ‘copy-and-paste’ these into the form.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have questions about how to apply please email bursaries@bapras.org.uk

* this information is required

Please ensure all required fields are completed

First Name *:

Last Name *:

Address Line 1 *:

Address Line 2:

Town *:

Postcode *:

Present post and hospital/institution *:

Email *:

Telephone:

Have you previously received any grant or fellowship fro the Association?:


If yes, please describe:

Does your period of travel exceed three months?:


If yes, have you sought educational approval from the Specialist Advisory Committee?:


Are you receiving any additional funding for your visit?:


If yes, from whom?:

Please give your proposed itinerary, including costs and the reason why you consider that these particular visits would be of value:

CV *:

Please copy and paste your CV here

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Awards


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