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Conference Bursary Scheme

Our conference bursary scheme enables UK researchers to attend major international hearing research conferences.

The conferences we currently support are:

  • Association of Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Midwinter Meeting
    Now closed for applications. The 2018 scheme will be launched later this year.
  • Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses (CIAP)   
    Now closed for applications.
  • Molecular Biology of Hearing and Deafness Conference   
    Now closed for applications. 
  • International Hearing Aid research conference (IHCON)
    Now closed for applications

Please note: We cannot consider individual conference bursary applications for research conferences other than those listed above.

Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses (CIAP), 2017

Applications are now invited for conference bursary awards for the CIAP meeting being held in Lake Tahoe, California, USA, 16-21 July 2017.


To enable UK researchers at an early stage of their careers to take part in the CIAP meeting.


Applications are invited from PhD students and postdoctoral fellows working in any area of hearing research in the UK.


Up to a maximum of £750.

Deadline: closed

Funding decisions will be made by 20 April. No late applications will be considered.

Selection Procedure

Preference will be given to applicants presenting a paper at the meeting. Please see our full CIAP bursary guidelines below for further information on selection and prioritisation.

Application procedure

The guidelines and application form can be downloaded below:

Applications should be sent to:

For more information contact:

Telephone: +44(0)20 7227 6159


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