The 2023 awards process is now complete.

Check back here in April 2024 for details of the next round of awards. 


There are four BSF Research Award categories available:

Research Award
Young Investigator Award
Fellowship Award
Studentship Award

As part of the award process, the BSF's Grants Advisory Committee use the following criteria when reviewing applications:

• Overall value to patients with skin disease
• Scientific quality
• Value for money
• How much support the Principal Investigator has had from the BSF in the past 5 years
• Training environment (For Studentships and Fellowships only)

Please note: Applicants must accept that the Grants Advisory Committee has a conflict of interest policy. Applicants do not have the right to request inclusion or exclusion of particular GAC panel members from the deliberations on their applications.

No more than one BSF Research, Fellowship, Studentship or Young investigator Award application may be submitted by a Principal Investigator, per application round (i.e. in 2023). There is no limit the the number of applications that a co-applicant may feature on.

Applications will not be accepted from Principal Investigators who currently hold an active BSF Large Grant as PI. The decision of the BSF Grants Advisory Committee for all applications is final.

Please note: The British Skin Foundation are no longer be able to provide feedback for unsuccessful grant applications


Results of the 2023 BSF Research Awards have been communicated via email. For all general enquiries regarding BSF grants, please contact [email protected]