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Grants & prizes

The BSI supports the work of BSI members and immunologists generally by offering a range of support in the form of grants, awards and prizes. These provide financial support, enabling individuals to further their careers, research interests, and knowledge, as well as affording them recognition amongst their peers for their contributions to immunology. 

The major schemes supported by the BSI are listed below. Please follow the links below to find out more and to apply.

BSI Career Enhancing Grants

The BSI is proud to offer this grant scheme that provides flexible financial support for any type of career-related activity that will help you build your skillset and advance your professional development. 

BSI Communication and Engagement Grant

The aims of this grant are to spark interest in and strengthen understanding of immunology to help the public make informed decisions about their health, providing an opportunity for our members to share their passion and build their skills in engagement. 

BSI Regional and Affinity Groups Conference Travel Grant

The BSI will support the travel costs for eligible members who wish to attend in-person meetings hosted by our BSI Regional and Affinity Groups.


BSI Regional and Affinity Groups Carers' Grant

The BSI will provide eligible members with up to £200 to support them in attending a BSI Regional or Affinity Group conference with the aim of contributing towards additional costs of care when attending the conference.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Activity Grant

The aim of is grant is to bring together people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to support innovation and research through a diversity of ideas and solve challenges faced by the immunology community and the wider world. 

Immunology Undergraduate Prizes

This scheme is intended both to promote excellence in the study of immunology at undergraduate level, and to encourage gifted students to pursue further postgraduate study, or a career in immunology.

European Congress of Immunology 2024 Travel Grant

The British Society for Immunology is delighted to offer a limited number of travel grants to BSI members wishing to attend the 2024 European Congress of Immunology (ECI), to be held in Dublin, Ireland.

BSI Conference Travel Grant

This grant provides support to members to facilitate their attendance at scientific conferences and workshops in the UK and around the world. 

Prizes at Society Events

The British Society for Immunology offers a number of prizes for oral communications and poster presentations at the annual BSI Congress and at other events held by our Regional and Affinity Groups.