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5th Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH - Scholarships and Awards

Date: 19–21 April 2021

Format: Digital


Conference Scholarships

BHIVA Science Scholarships

  • Available for researchers and scientists wishing to attend the conference who submit an abstract that is accepted for oral or poster presentation.

  • Up to 10 awards will be available to medical students undertaking research or to those studying for a PhD, MD or similar postgraduate qualification.

  • The scholarship will cover: Conference Registration fee

Applications are made by ticking the appropriate box when submitting abstracts online, indicating that you wish to apply for a Science Scholarship.

In addition, written confirmation is required of your student status and this should be outlined when submitting your abstract.

All applications must be received by Friday 19th March 2021. All applicants will be notified during the week commencing 29th March 2021 as to whether their application has been successful.


BHIVA Community Registration Support

  • Open to application by representatives of UK-based community organisations who are registered charities or who are under the umbrella of UK-CAB (UK Community Advisory Board).

  • If an organisation meets neither of these criteria then they can put forward representation for consideration by BHIVA.

  • If the organisation has not registered for BHIVA conferences previously, then a representative’s registration form needs to be accompanied by a brief résumé of the aims and objectives of your organisation on headed paper.

  • Community registration places are limited and will be allocated as fairly as possible, in principle on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of two registrations per community organisation.

  • The award covers registration for the conference only.

  • The deadline to receive applications is 19th March 2021.

It is essential that applications are received by this date in order to be considered for support. To apply for a community registration place, please register here.

Successful community registrants will be required to pay the full applicable registration fee post conference, if they fail to attend the conference or provide 14 days’ notice of their cancellation.


BHIVA Community Scholarships

  • Awarded to UK-based community workers to attend the conference.

  • Up to 10 awards will be available to applicants who are affiliated with an HIV treatment, research, vaccine information or educational organisation and who are actively involved in community treatment and prevention, education, or training.

  • Successful applicants need to have a viable plan to share what was learned at the conference, particularly with other treatment and research educators.

  • Only one award per organisation will be granted.

  • The scholarship will cover: Conference Registration fee

Applications to be made online, selecting the category ‘Scholarships’ with a written statement of how the criteria will be met.

Applications must be received by 19th March 2021. Successful applicants will be notified during the week commencing 29th March 2021.

Successful community scholarship registrants will be required to pay the full applicable registration fee post conference, if they fail to attend the conference or provide 14 days’ notice of their cancellation.


BHIVA Registration Scholarships

Registration Scholarships have been made available to assist delegates to attend the conference.

  • Up to 10 awards will be available to healthcare professionals who are:
    - Retired, not working, or employed in a part-time (half-time or less [20 hours]) or equivalent capacity.
    - In addition, students involved in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate work will also qualify for these awards.

  • The scholarship will cover: Conference Registration fee

Applications should be made online, selecting the category ‘Scholarships’ and must be accompanied by a written statement of current status.

A statement as to how attending the forthcoming conference will be of benefit is also required. All applications must be received by 19th March 2021.


Conference Awards

More information about Conference Awards will be added shortly.