We provide multiple funding opportunities for our members
BSPP Undergraduate Vacation Bursary
Support for work on specified research projects for undergraduate students during the summer vacation.
BSPP MSc/MRes Bursary
For students taking a MSc/MRes course with a significant plant pathology content.
BSPP Travel Fund
To provide financial assistance to members wishing to attend a conference or make short study visits abroad.
BSPP Event Organisation Fund
To support the organisation of plant pathology related conferences, meetings and workshops
BSPP Plant Pathology Promotion Fund
To promote an understanding and awareness of the importance of Plant Pathology to a wider audience than its membership.
To support working visits of one to three months duration away from their normal places of work or to part-fund longer visits.
Post-graduate student members may apply for Junior Fellowships for full or partial support of working visits of at least one month to laboratories other than their own.
Members may apply for Incoming Fellowships to support a visiting researcher to work with them for one to three months duration.
Grace Waterhouse Fellowships
The Grace Waterhouse Fellowship has been set up to encourage links between the SASPP and the BSPP, with particular focus on early career stages.
Short Study Awards
Funding for the publication of studies regarding important plant pathogens and pandemics associated with them.
Carer Support Grant
Personal assistance to facilitate a member’s attendance at any conference
Small Project Fund
An opportunity for BSPP members to get financial support for imaginative ideas.