Educational Travel Awards

Educationional Travel awards are offered to allied health professionals who are, or are eligible to be, registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or other appropriate regulatory body and have at least 3 years' relevant post-registration work experience and at least one year's experience in rheumatology/arthritis.

Up to a maximum of £500 is offered towards the costs of attending a national or international meeting in order to present a paper or poster, chair a session or lead a discussion, provided the meeting has a clear relevance to the aims and interests of arc.

Or

Up to a maximum of £2,000 is offered to enable allied health professionals to visit wards/units in their specialty for the purpose of studying other methods of care of patients with arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases.

Eligibility

The applicant must be an allied healthcare professional who is, or is eligible to be, registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) , Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or other appropriate regulatory body and:

  • have at least 3 years' relevant post-registration work experience and at least one year's experience in rheumatology/arthritis;
  • have a primary future professional commitment to the care of patients with arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases;
  • have the support of their head of department and two referees, one of whom should be a health professional in a supervisory capacity;
  • provide proof that a paper or poster (with applicant as the primary author) has been accepted for presentation or that the canditate has been invited to chair a session or lead a discussion;
  • or provide a verified programme of rheumatology units/educational visits planned, with set dates and relevant correspondence from the contact organisation(s).

    Funding

    Within the maximum sums shown above, arc will consider providing funds towards the cost of fares, registration, accommodation, and subsistence.

    For an application form, please contact:
    Mandy Wilks.
    E-mail: m.wilks[at]arc.org.uk

    Application deadlines are 3 times a year (April, July & September).

    For more information, see: Educational Travel Awards Website

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