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APPLICATION FOR INDIVIDUAL STAFF AWARDS

Our Individual Award Scheme is paused until 31st March 2021 meaning we will not be accepting any applications for funding this financial year.  Restrictions on travel and events, which we anticipate will continue, means there is a very low demand for the scheme. Pausing awards allows us to release funding to support staff and patients at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in its response to Covid 19.  Further news will be posted here towards the end of the financial year about the future of the scheme.  For any queries please contact grants@gsttcharity.org.uk. Please do not submit this form.

Awards

Awards ranging from £250 to £20,000 can be made for the following purposes:

  • Conferences - expenses in connection with speaking, presenting a paper, poster, case study or chairing a session relevant to your work at a conference in the UK or abroad.
  • Travel bursaries to fund visits to centres of excellence in the UK or abroad to learn a new skill with a view to implementing a new practice or technique on return.
  • Locum cover for sabbatical leave - if you are considering sabbatical leave that is of demonstrable benefit to the organisation.

    
Before you apply

Check whether you are eligible

  • Please check your eligibility and the ist of items that can be claimed for.
  • Allow a minimum of 3 weeks between your application date and the date of the conference or activity applied for.
  • We are unable to support everything so will prioritise first time applicants to ensure a wide range of people can benefit.

    
Additional information - for conference applications

To ensure we can consider your application, you must provide copies of one of the following documents which shows you have been accepted to present or preside at the conference, via the links below:

  • Invitation to present email / letter
  • Acceptance of presentation email / letter
  • Proof of request to chair a session

    
Tell us about yourself
    
About the opportunity

Please provide the start and end dates of the conference, travel opportunity or sabbatical.

Please provide the name of the conference, and the venue, including the city where the conference is taking place.

Please use this space to explain more about the opportunity and how this will benefit both you and the Trust. Opportunities that do not have any benefit back to the Trust will not be eligible for support.
    
Supporting documents

Please provide a copy of one of the following documents to support your application:
  • Invitation to present email / letter
  • Acceptance of presentation email / letter
  • Proof of request to chair a session
Note: Total file size for attachments is 35MB (e.g. 1 file of 35MB or 10 of 3.5MB)
Note: Total file size for attachments is 35MB (e.g. 1 file of 35MB or 10 of 3.5MB)
Supporting documents

Please provide a copy of one of the following documents to support your application:
  • Invitation to present email / letter
  • Acceptance of presentation email / letter
  • Proof of request to chair a session
Note: Total file size for attachments is 35MB (e.g. 1 file of 35MB or 10 of 3.5MB)
Note: Total file size for attachments is 35MB (e.g. 1 file of 35MB or 10 of 3.5MB)
    
Funding
     

£
Please provide the total amount you are requesting from the Charity. Please note that if your application is successful we will not be able to increase the award so please make sure the request is accurate.    

Breakdown of costs

Please note:
Accommodation is capped at £70 per night, you will need to meet any additional costs yourself. Expedia or Trivago are good options for accommodation bookings. Travel costs should be kept as low as possible, these will be checked and amended if we find suitable cheaper alternatives. Try Skyscanner or Kayak for flights and the Trainline for trains.

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Please note - the minimum award that can be applied for is £250. The maximum award that can be applied for is £20,000. The amount granted in the award letter is the maximum that can be claimed. Any further costs must be met by the applicant.


    
Application sponsorship

Who is sponsoring your application (line manager and above)?
Please note, we will contact this person regarding your application.
    
Other information