Would you benefit from a bursary of up to £500 towards the advancement of vascular care?

Could you use some assistance towards an appropriate course, need equipment or travel expenses?

  • The SVN can award a total of £2,000 per annum for bursaries.
  • You must have been an individual member for a minimum of 3 months to be eligible for a bursary.
  • The bursary can be used for something that enhances vascular nursing practice and development, for example, a course, study aids or attendance at conference.

Any successful applicant will be expected to share their experience via a brief article in the SVN newsletter, or alternatively you may wish to give a short presentation of your award at the SVN annual conference.

Bursary amount:

  • Successful applicants can receive up to £500 each.
  • Members are only eligible for one bursary every 3 years.
  • The SVN committee will decide the value and number of bursaries to be awarded annually.

Application Process:

The member should submit an application form.

This should include:-

  • A paragraph, of no more than 200 words, on the aims and objectives of the bursary request.
  • The application is then considered for approval by the SVN committee.
  • Once accepted the applicant is notified to submit receipts as bursaries are awarded on as far as possible on a refund basis.
  • Please be as accurate as possible when submitting estimates of costs.
  • Name and address of a referee (manager) who will act as a guarantor that the applicant will :-
    • Use the bursary for the stated purpose.
    • Complete the study / project within a year of being granted.
    • Present their findings in the SVN newsletter, or give a short presentation at the SVN conference; to allow others to benefit from their experience.
  • Where applicable, standard travel costs only are acceptable and hotel rates to a maximum of £100 for a 2 day event and £200 for a 3 day event.

Email completed application forms to Jayne Burns at jayneian@btinternet.com