Irish Section Grants
We would like to bring the following travel funding opportunities to your attention:
- Nutrition Society Irish Section travel bursaries
- ENLP Bursaries
- safefood Nutrition Exchange programme bursaries
**Please note: Only current members of the Nutrition Society (Irish Section) who been a member for at least two consecutive years at the time of application are eligible to apply (with exception,those in year 1-2 of their PhD or MSc will be considered if funding is available). Applications are encouraged from all members including students. Only one bursary can be awarded by the Nutrition Society per applicant.
More information is provided below, along with a link to apply for each grant.
Irish Section travel bursaries
The Irish Section of the Nutrition Society has funding available to support members to attend other scientific conferences/workshops/meetings. At least four bursaries will be awarded, up to a maximum of £250/€300 each for travel within Ireland/UK and up to a max. of £500/€600 each for travel outside of Ireland/UK. Current members of the Irish Section are eligible to apply, however members are required to have at least two consecutive years of membership at the time of application (with exception,those in year 1-2 of their PhD or MSc will be considered if funding is available). Applications will only be considered if submitted in advance of the conference/workshop to be attended. Preference will be given to those with an accepted abstract.
Deadline 31st May 2023.
The goal of ENLP is to support nutrition professionals in making a difference in their work through becoming more effective at managing non-scientific/soft-skill challenges such as communication, interpersonal skills, leadership and strategic influence.Current members of the Irish Section are eligible to apply, however members are required to have at least two consecutive years of membership at the time of application.
Applications is closed.
safefood Nutrition Exchange programme bursaries
The Irish Section of the Nutrition Society have a number of safefood funded bursaries, each up to a maximum value of £420/€500, available to all members of the Irish Section. Again this year, safefood have kindly permitted that these bursaries can be used to attend virtual online events in the absence of physical events. Several events can be included within the application, up to the total value per applicant. Bursaries are only available to applicants based in Ireland (North & South) and applications will only be considered if submitted in advance of the conference/workshop to be attended. Applicants are required to be current members of the Nutrition Society. Applications can be made using the attached form and events must be within the current year (2023). At least one bursary will be dedicated for travel between two centres on the island of Ireland to exchange expertise, so applications of this nature are particularly welcomed. A bursary may be split between two people where it is practical. Funding will be allocated on a rolling basis throughout the year, with a final deadline of 31st October 2023.