International Conference Grants - deadline 1 March

9th February 2021

We are now accepting applications for International Conference Grants:

Number Offered: Up to 3 each year
Target BASES Membership Category: Professional
Application Closing Date: 1 March and 1 September (each year)
Apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form
Results Available: Within a month of the application closing date
Previous Winners: Click here

Aim of grant

The BASES International Conference Grants aim to assist researchers to present free communications at international sport and exercise science-related scientific conferences. Three grants for up to a total of £500 each are available.

Grant criteria

  • The applicant is a Professional Member of BASES for the past two years.
  • The applicant is the presenting author.
  • The applicant has read the Terms and Conditions of the BASES International Conference Grants.
  • The applicant can certify at the time of application that the abstract has been accepted as a free communication presentation at the conference detailed in the application form. Poster presentations are not eligible.
  • The abstract must be the only one submitted by the applicant for the grant. Application forms containing more than one abstract will not be considered.
  • The applicant has not submitted a BASES International Conference Grant application within the past year.
  • The applicant has not received a BASES International Conference Grant within the past 3 years.
  • The conference has not taken place at the time of applying and is held outside the UK.
  • The applicant must submit the International Conference Grant application form. Only information contained within the application form will be considered.
  • Within four weeks of receiving the grant award letter, recipients shall contact Dr Adam Gledhill FBASES ( to propose an article submission for The Sport and Exercise Scientist.
  • Within six weeks of attending the conference, the recipient shall submit the article which has been agreed with the Editor for publication in The Sport and Exercise Scientist.
  • Each application is assessed against the following criteria:
    • The calibre and relevance of the international sport and exercise science-related scientific conference;
    • the impact and interest of the abstract;
    • the applicant’s service to BASES
Closing DateApplicable conferencesResults dueTSES article deadline
1 Mar The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) conference, The European Congress of Sport Science (ECSS); or other international conferences taking place between 1 February and 31 JulyApril/May15 Sept (Winter issue)
1 SeptThe Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference; or other international conferences taking place between 1 August and 31 JanuarySept/Oct15 March (Summer issue)

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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