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Funding Opportunities


There are a number of funding sources available as travel grants which are listed below.

Applications for Urolink travel grants are normally considered at the twice yearly Executive Committee meetings; in exceptional circumstances, and at the discretion of the Chair and Treasurer, an application may be considered between those meetings. 

Professional Group Reasons for applying for a Urolink Grant
UK - Medical students    When considering a "urological" elective period abroad with some time spent with, or at, a Urolink team or workshop.
UK- Core and specialty trainees To accompany a Urolink team, or for a longer period of voluntary work overseas at a designated link centre. TUF awards for this purpose are specifically designed for ST trainees.

UK - New consultants

UK - Established consultants

UK - Retired consultants
For an overseas visit as part of a team, or to forge new links with a department abroad which has been previously sanctioned by the Urolink committee. 
Overseas – Trainees For educational trips to UK or European meetings or to the COSECSA annual meeting if making a presentation.
Overseas – Consultants If invited speakers to the BAUS Annual Meeting.

Click here for a grant application form, or click here to apply for one of the TUF Overseas Travel awards for UK-based trainees

All recipients of funding are asked to submit a report of their visit, please click here for the visit report template.

Please click here for the BAUS Expenses Claim Form.


Other sources of funding for experience abroad

There are many other awards, prizes and bursaries available to support educational work overseas. Funds may also available through local hospitals, and community-based organisations. Pharmaceutical and industry colleagues have supported educational activities in the past and might usefully be approached.

Individual organisations may also be able to help, and should be contacted directly regarding available funding and the timing of any application process. A selection of organisations which can offer help with funding for overseas educational visits can be found in the websites link below:


The Urology
Foundation


BMA Humanitarian
Fund


Royal Society
of Medicine


Royal Society of Tropical
Medicine & Hygiene


Winston Churchill
Fund


Wellcome Trust
Pathfinder Awards


Department for
International Development

 

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