Travel Bursary Scheme

The BactiVac Network are offering travel bursaries to support travel costs to attend our 3rd Annual Network Meeting

Travel Bursaries

Please note: Travel Bursary applications are now CLOSED

The Travel Bursary Scheme offers travel bursaries of to up to £800 GBP (this is in addition to the delegate airfare contribution of up to 50% of the total flight costs to Kenya, up to a maximum of £250 GBP) to support travel costs to attend our 3rd Annual Network Meeting. Please refer to the event programme (PDF 716kb). This scheme is open to the following Network members: 

  • Any Network Member who is based in an organisation within an LMIC country
  • Early Career Researchers (individuals who do not currently hold a substantive position within their organisation)

Applicants for a travel bursary must:

The Network will typically only support one travel bursary from a single institution and preference will be given to applicants not previously awarded a BactiVac Travel Bursary. 

Testimonials from members awarded travel bursaries in 2018 and 2019 demonstrate the benefit of this financial support to enable attendance at our annual Network event. 

Full details relating to the payment of travel bursaries are available in our Reimbursement Guidance (PDF 538kb). Applications will be reviewed by the BactiVac Network Operations Management Group (PDF 508kb) after the submission deadline. 

Applicants should complete the Travel Bursary Application Form (Word Document 71kb). 

If you have any queries, please contact the BactiVac Administration Team:  bactivac@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Key dates

Applications close:                01 December 2019 (23:59 hrs GMT)
Notifications by:                    20 December 2019  

All applicants must register to attend the 3rd Annual Network Meeting