RiiSE20 Travel Bursaries

#RiiSE20 UPDATE (Posted 10/3/20): RiiSE20 has been postponed and will not now take place as planned April 4th. We apologise for the obvious inconvenience caused, all registered delegates should have been contacted via email but if you have any further questions please email RiiSEdinburgh@gmail.com

There are currently 2 student travel bursaries available:

  • SRS RiiSE20 Student Travel Bursary Scheme (Scotland-based medical students)
  • SRT RiiSE20 Student Travel Bursary Scheme (England, Wales, NI & ROI -based medical students)

NOTE: All travel bursary schemes require delegates to first register via our Eventbrite page. If the specific bursary scheme offers travel expenses AND free registration, the registration fee will be refunded along with travel expenses after confirmed attendance at the RiiSE20 event.

Scottish Radiological Society (SRS) RiiSE20 Student Travel Bursary Scheme

Who? Medical students in Scottish medical schools (outside Edinburgh).

What? A RiiSE20 travel and registration bursary of up to £50 (to consist of £40 on travel expenses and £10 on registration).

How?

  1. Complete the SRS RiiSE20 Google Form (click here); complete ALL sections.
  2. Register for the RiiSE20 event here. (Note: this is not mandatory before notification of successful bursary application but all successful bursary holders will have to register on Eventbrite; these fees will be refunded with travel expenses after the RiiSE20 event.)
  3. Submit any relevant abstracts for RiiSE20 (as per instructions on our RiiSE20 Abstract Submission Page).
  4. Read the SRS & SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Scheme Terms and Conditions below.
  5. Get in contact with the RiiSE team at RiiSEdinburgh@gmail.com if there are any questions or if any issues arise.

When? The initial deadline for this bursary application will be the 14th of February 2020; up to this point priority will be given to applicants who have submitted abstracts for RiiSE20.

Society of Radiologist in Training (SRT) RiiSE20 Student Travel Bursary Scheme

Who? Medical students in UK and Irish medical schools (excluding medical students in Scotland – see SRS bursary above).

What? A RiiSE20 travel and registration bursary of up to £60 (to consist of £50 on travel expenses and £10 on registration).

How?

  1. Complete the SRT RiiSE20 Google Form (click here); complete ALL sections.
  2. Register for the RiiSE20 event here. (Note: this is not mandatory before notification of successful bursary application but all successful bursary holders will have to register on Eventbrite; these fees will be refunded with travel expenses after the RiiSE20 event.)
  3. Submit any relevant abstracts for RiiSE20 (as per instructions on our RiiSE20 Abstract Submission Page).
  4. Read the SRS & SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Scheme Terms and Conditions below.
  5. Get in contact with the RiiSE team at RiiSEdinburgh@gmail.com if there are any questions or if any issues arise.

When? The initial deadline for this bursary application will be the 6th of March 2020; up to this point priority will be given to applicants who have submitted abstracts for RiiSE20.

SRS and SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Scheme Terms and Conditions.

Priority places for the SRS and SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Schemes will be held for eligible students submitting abstracts for RiiSE20 until midnight on February 14th (SRS bursary) or March 6th (SRT bursary).

If funds remain in the bursary funds after February 14th (SRS) or March 6th (SRT), bursaries will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who have satisfactorily completed the relevant Google Forms (links above).

The SRS RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Fund is open to medical students in Glasgow, St. Andrews, Dundee, Aberdeen and those on the ScotGEM programme.

The SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary Fund is open to medical students in universities across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

‘Satisfactory completion’ of the SRS and SRT RiiSE20 Google Forms includes: the applicant is a medical student in the aforementioned universities and has included relevant contact information, provision of estimated/actual travel expenses for RiiSE20 and completion of a brief personal statement about the applicant’s interest in radiology/IR.

Bursaries will be paid out after confirmed attendance at the RiiSE20 event. Successful bursary recipients will be asked to send copies of relevant receipts/tickets to RiiSEdinburgh@gmail.com with the subject ‘SRS RiiSE20 Travel Bursary’ or ‘SRT RiiSE20 Travel Bursary’ as appropriate.

Travel expenses will be refunded up to a maximum of £40 (SRS) or £50 (SRT). Registration fees paid will also be refunded under these schemes.

If you have any questions email us as RiiSEdinburgh@gmail.com

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