Applications for the 2019 British Skin Foundation Studentship Awards are now closed. Results will be announced in mid-December. Any projects submitted after 23:59 GMT on 26/08/19 were not considered for funding. 

A BSF Studentship is available to any U.K or R.O.I based research institution seeking to fund dermatological research at a PhD Student level

  • No more than one application can be submitted by a Principal Investigator per application round.
  • Applications will not be accepted from a PI who currently holds a Large Grant as a PI
  • Applicants are expected to demonstrate the value of the project to dermatology
  • The BSF Studentship is a fixed amount of £85,000 (£28,333 per year for 3 years) No ‘top-ups’ or extensions are available for any reason
  • The maximum duration of the BSF Studentship is 3 years (although this may be extended by negotiation where there are issues around flexible working or career breaks/maternity leave)
  • The BSF Studentship must be activated within 12 months of the award letter
  • Successful applicants will provide the BSF office with a researcher ‘ORCHID ID’ upon activation of the grant
  • The BSF Studentship funding is claimed by authorised finance departments submitting invoices at quarterly intervals
  • A scientific and a lay report are to be submitted, both mid-term and upon completion. Closing invoices will only be paid upon receipt of final reports
  • The British Skin Foundation’s support to be mentioned in any relevant papers or presentations and copies to be forwarded to the BSF office

Please note: the British Skin Foundation will no longer be able to provide feedback for unsuccessful grant applications.