promoting all areas of neuroendocrinology



Members of more than 6 months' standing can apply for support via any of the funding vehicles that are currently available.

Scheme Purpose Eligibility Max Amount Deadline dates Rules Form
International conference travel fund Travel to international conferences All members £700 1st March and 1st September Rules Form
Research visit grants Visit research lab to learn a new technique in the UK or abroad All members £5,000 1st February and 1st August Rules Form
Undergraduate student laboratory experience grants To provide some financial support for a student who undertakes a vacation lab project All members £140/wk (£160/wk- London) for 8 weeks 1st April Rules Form
Symposium support Support symposia to promote international Neuroendocrinology All members £2,000 Any time Rules Form
Early Career Researcher Travel Grant

To give travel money to enable postgraduate students and post-doctoral research fellows within 10 years of gaining their PhD to attend the annual BSN meetings in the UK

***Travel grant details for the Early Career Researcher Symposium on 9 December 2019 can be found on the Neuroendo Celebrate event webpage***

Early Career members £150 After the annual meeting Rules Form
Project Support Grant To provide support for consumables/other research costs to enable postdoctoral scientists or students to carry out the best possible neuroendocrine research project All Full members £7,000 1st February and 1st August Rules Form
Outreach and Public Engagement Grant To organise public engagement activities All members £500 Any time Rules Form
Academic Support Fund To support new academic staff within 10 years of obtaining their PhD, who have less than £100k in funding and/or estrablished academic staff with no current research funding All members £10,000 1st May Rules Form

All applicants must have been a member of the BSN for at least 6 months. Please direct all grant applications to the BSN Membership Team at

If you have been awarded a grant you can claim the award by downloading and submitting this claim form along with receipts as evidence of your expenditure, these should be sent to

Grants Panel

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Dr Gisela Helfer


Committee Member

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Dr Jonathan Johnston


Committee Member

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Prof Neil Evans


Committee Secretary

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Dr Michelle Bellingham


Grants Panel Co-ordinator

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Dr Kate Ellacot


Committee Member