Research Grants and Awards

BSPGHAN Innovation Grant

Deadline for applications 1st May 2017 – applications still welcome.  Please see enclosed special grants programme flyer for full details

Endoscopy Course at King's 

2 bursary awards ( full fee paid by Alex Mowat group) for BSPGHAN -liver / Gastro trainees to attend Endoscopy course at King's. 

Trainees can contact   Tel-02088485506 

Dame Sheila Sherlock Travelling Fellowships - Hepatology

The fellowships offer consultants and trainees the opportunity to learn new techniques and acquire new experiences, ideas and stimulation through travel and the exchange of ideas.  Two travelling fellowships are available, covering a period of 1 month each, and will be offered to one consultant and one trainee. Each fellowship will be for a maximum of £2,000, with the recipients being responsible for funding any additional costs.

 Information is available at our website and applications are open until 16 January 2017.

The Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association offers the following Research Opportunities
Bursary grants  of up to £400 (up to a total amount of £5,000pa) to enable UK based young doctors still in training/nurses/final year medical students and similar persons with an interest in the area of Crohn's and colitis (IBD) to support attendance at national, international scientific/educational congresses and if considered appropriate IBD related training courses. Also a £1000 annual bursary for travel/registration at national and international meetings for doctors in training to become paediatric gastroenterologists.

Application forms and further information can be obtained from the CICRA website:


Broad Medical Research Program at CCFA for full details log onto

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is offering funding for up to two years to fund clinical or translational research projects that are innovative, in the early stages of exploration, will help improve diagnosis, therapy or prevention of IBD and will lead to longer term funding.  Colorectal surgeons and others investigation surgical and novel techniques are encouraged to apply

Click here to view further information on funding

CLDF: Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) offers a small grants programme which makes available £5,000 quarterly.  The programme aims to support research teams to generate proof of principle, preliminary data or smaller projects.  Applications from nursing and allied professionals are welcome within this programme.  The programme will not top up funds for a larger grant award.  Turn around is swift.  Deadline application dates are 31 March, 30 June, 30 September & 31 December each year. For further details on the programme and to download an application form go to:

Digestive Disease Research Core Centers and Digestive Disease Research Development Centers

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