Criteria

Eligibility for Bursary A:

• Healthcare professionals working in breast imaging outside the UK
• Practising UK healthcare professionals NOT working in breast imaging but intending or seriously considering switching to the speciality
• UK health professionals NOT currently practising but wishing to return to practice and work in breast imaging.

Eligibility for Bursary B:

• Healthcare professionals working in breast imaging outside the UK
• Practising UK healthcare professionals NOT working in breast imaging but intending or seriously considering switching to the speciality
• UK health professionals NOT currently practising but wishing to return to practice and work in breast imaging
• Undergraduate radiography students interested in working in mammography upon qualification
• Public or patient representatives who can demonstrate the relevance of the conference to their activities.

Eligibility for Bursary C:

• Registered healthcare practitioners working in the UK who have a high degree of expertise in clinical, education or research roles related to breast imaging or breast care.

General conditions

1. In all cases, proof of purchase of travel and accommodation will be required.
2. In the case of Bursary A, proof of training fees will also be required.
3. Bursaries will not be paid into the successful applicant’s bank account until the activity is completed. Therefore, candidates must have the means to pay their own costs “up-front”, prior to reimbursement, and to support themselves in the UK or other destination.
4. Successful applicants attending the conference must be able to speak and understand English as interpreters will not be permitted.
5. Failure to provide all the required information may be detrimental to this application.
6. Applications must be made on the form provided, which can be downloaded here.
7. Applications must be accompanied by a letter of endorsement from your present employer, head of department or other senior professional confirming that they support your application for a bursary.
8. For each bursary, a limited number of places will be available and a competitive application process will be conducted.
9. Strong cases for support will need to be made and will include justification of how the activity is expected to assist in objectives in line with the ethos and aims of Symposium Mammographicum.
10. Evidence will also be required to show that other potential sources of funding have been explored without success. However, top-up funding will also be considered.
11. The decisions of the Trustees will be final.

 

Notes

  • Successful applicants attending the conference must be able to speak and understand English as interpreters will not be permitted.
  • Failure to provide all the required information may be detrimental to this application.
  • Please provide a letter of endorsement from your present employer, head of department or other senior professional confirming that they support your application for a bursary.

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