International Conference Grant deadline: 1st September

7th August 2018

International Conference Grant deadline: 1st September

International Conference Grants

Number Offered: 3 each year
Target BASES Membership Category: Professional (for the past two years)
Application Closing Date: 1 March, 1 June, 1 September
Apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form
Results Available: Within a month of the application closing date
Previous Winners: Click here

Aim of grant

The BASES International Conference Grants aim to assist researchers to present free communications at international sport and exercise science-related scientific conferences. Three grants for up to a total of £500 each are available.

Grant criteria

  • The applicant is a Professional Member of BASES for the past two years.
  • The applicant is the presenting author.
  • The applicant has read the Terms and Conditions of the BASES International Conference Grants.
  • The applicant can certify at the time of application that the abstract has been accepted as a free communication presentation at the conference detailed in the application form. Poster presentations are not eligible.
  • The abstract must be the only one submitted by the applicant for the grant. Application forms containing more than one abstract will not be considered.
  • The applicant has not submitted a BASES International Conference Grant application within the past year.
  • The applicant has not received a BASES International Conference Grant within the past 3 years.
  • The conference has not taken place and is normally outside the UK.
  • The applicant must submit the International Conference Grant application form. Only information contained within the application form will be considered.
  • Within four weeks of receiving the grant award letter, recipients shall contact Dr Claire Hitchings ( to discuss the submission of an article for The Sport and Exercise Scientist.
  • Each application is assessed against the following criteria:
    • The calibre and relevance of the international sport and exercise science-related scientific conference;
    • the impact and interest of the abstract;
    • the applicant’s service to BASES

BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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