Nursing and Allied Health Research Conference Grant 2020 *Temporarily suspended*

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* Due to recent and ongoing travel disruption associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily suspended  applications to this grant. If you wish to be notified when the call re-opens, please contact *


The Irish Cancer Nursing and Allied Health Research Conference Grant 2020 initiative offers Nursing and Allied Health Professionals (AHP) the opportunity to attend a national or international research conference. This programme will give clinical professionals at any stage of their career the opportunity to learn about up-to-date cancer research, network and collaborate, and to gain experience in research dissemination. 

The aim of this award is contribute towards the cost of conference attendance which will stimulate, develop, and build capacity in cancer nursing and AHP research in the Republic of Ireland. These awards are intended to support motivated individuals who would not otherwise be able to attend such a meeting. 

Successful applicants will be expected to report back to the Irish Cancer Society following their conference attendance on their learnings from the conference and on the impact this award has had on their career development.


The total amount of funding available is €10,000. The number of awards made will be dependent on applications received. The purpose of this award is to contribute towards the costs of conference attendance at either a national or international meeting. Applicants can apply for funding up to the maximum value detailed below. Each applicant may only submit one application.

  • National Conference (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland) - €500
  • International (Europe) - €750
  • International (outside Europe) - €1,500

Submission and key dates

All applications must be submitted through the online grant management system by 3.00pm, 24 March 2020. Applications will be reviewed periodically (Round 1 closing 4 March 2020 and Round 2 closing 24 March 2020). 

Grant management system-  

Guidelines, FAQ and documents
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Where we get our funding
Fundraising events, donations, charity shops, corporate giving – these are some of the ways we get our funding.

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