BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 Oct

3rd September 2021

We are now accepting applications :

Number Offered: Up to 4 each year
Value of Grants: Up to a total of £1,000
Target BASES Membership Category: Professional
Application Closing Date: 1 May and 1 October (each year)
Results Available: Within 10 weeks of the application closing date

Aim of grant

The BASES Expert Statement Grants aim to assist the development of expert statements on broad topics, related to the application of scientific principles to sport and exercise science, about which there is interest, confusion, or controversy. The statements are to be written for all persons interested in sport and/or exercise sciences and answer the following questions: What is the role of sport and/or exercise science within this topic? Why is this topic important? What are the issues and what evidence is available? What conclusions can be drawn?

Grant criteria

  • The applicant must be a Professional member of BASES.
  • Authors must include two BASES members.
  • The applicant must have read the Terms and Conditions of the BASES Expert Statement Grants.
  • The applicant must not have applied for an Expert Statement Grant within the last 12 months.
  • The applicant must submit the BASES Expert Statement Grant application form. Only information contained within the application form will be considered.
  • Each application is assessed against the following criteria:

1. The importance, impact and interest of the topic
2. The role of sport and exercise science within this topic
3. The expertise of the development team
4. Its uniqueness to existing BASES Expert Statements.

How to apply

To view the Expert Statement Guidelines click here

For the Application Form click here

Existing Expert Statements click here


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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