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The Trust provide funding to support BDA members speaking or presenting posters at conferences and events. The awards can be used to cover the cost of delegate fees, transport or accommodation.

  • Details of our process for assessing applications can be found here.
  • The relevant application form for applying for conference grants can be found here

Applications are assessed by the Trustees quarterly. The 2022 GET meetings and deadlines are:

  • Monday 7 February 2022 - deadline Monday 17 January 2022
  • Monday 16 May 2022 - deadline Monday 25 April 2022
  • Monday 12 September 2022 - deadline Monday 22 August 2022
  • Monday 14 November 2022 - deadline Monday 24 October 2022

Please submit your application by this date; applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

You will be notified of the outcome of your application as soon as possible following the Trustees meeting. The Trustees’ discussions concerning applications are confidential. However, the Trustees will try to provide written reasons for their decisions wherever possible.

The Trustees ringfenced specific funds to support BDA members to attend the 2020 International Congress of Dietetics (ICD) in South Africa, which were carried over to 2021. As such, we are unable to offer funding for attending ICD at this stage.