Training bursaries

Bursaries are for NCRM courses fees only and the scheme is open to all disciplines and industries.

From 1st February the scheme will be constantly open for applications which will be collated and assessed on the 15th of each month and decisions will be sent no later than the first working day of the following month. We are unable to make any exceptions to this, so please ensure that you allow suitable time for processing.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be in current employment and based in the UK.
  • Masters or PhD students are not eligible.
  • Applicants will not be awarded more than one bursary in any 12 month period.
  • Courses taking place at the applicant's own institution are not eligible. Our aim is to provide assistance to those who may also have travel/accommodation costs to cover.
  • Bursaries are for our short course programme only.

Please note

  • Bursaries are not transferable to another person or another course. A change of course requires a new bursary application. It is, however, possible to transfer the bursary to the same course on a different date.
  • Each application must be for one course only.
  • Bursary applications need to be submitted at least ONE week prior to the course taking place to allow time for your application to be processed. We do not award bursaries retrospectively.
  • Initial payments must be made by the successful applicant only (not your institution/organisation) and then they will be paid once you have attended the course.
  • Claims for reimbursement must be sent to the Programme Administrator after the course has been completed. The claim must also be accompanied by a brief evaluation of the training and how the bursary holder will use the training received. An evaluation form will be sent to all successful applicants.
  • No claims will be paid that exceed the total amount awarded.

Priority is given to:

  • Applicants who have not previously received an NCRM bursary
  • Early Career Researchers
  • Applications that provided strong justification for funding are more likely to be successful.

If you have any queries regarding the bursary process please contact Claire Spencer.