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Travel Grants


Travel grants are awarded from the Society’s general funds to help BHS Members whose travel expenses to attend scientific meetings are not met by an employer. Applicants should have been Members of the Society for at least six months. The amount will depend on the nature and location of the meeting and the case put forward.

Priority is given to Members under 35 or retired from employment, who are presenting papers and who have not previously received support from BHS. Successful applicants will be expected to write a short report on their visit for publication in the BHS newsletter Circulation. Travel grant applications should be made to the Hon. Treasurer at least two months before the conference or meeting.

The Society also administers the Exeter Fund, income from which is used to support young hydrologists resident in the UK to take part in IAHS events or those of its parent body the IUGG. The deadline for applications to the Exeter Fund for those wishing to attend the biennial IAHS International Symposium will be published in Circulation. Please note: those wishing to apply for travel grants to attend the EGU this year, completed applications should be should be received by the Hon Treasurer, Claire Samuel, no later than the 7 February 2017

To apply, use the PDF form attached or contact the Hon. Treasurer: Claire Samuel, CH2M Hill, Burderop Park, Swindon SN4 0QD (tel: 01793 816430, email: claire.samuel@ch2m.com).

Please note that applications to attend the IAHS Assembly In Port Elizabeth, South Africa in July 2017 should be received by the Hon Treasurer, Claire Samuel, no later than the 28th April 2017. Any applications later than this date may not be considered.