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Training funding


Funding closed.

Training grants of up to £5000 are available to help HIC-Vac members pursue training opportunities that will contribute to their continued professional development. This can include (but is not limited to):

  • attending courses or workshops  
  • laboratory exchange/work shadowing
  • attending an international conference to present a talk

We particularly welcome applications from early career researchers, or those based in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) / wishing to undertake training in an LMIC. Course fees, consumables for training purposes, travel and accommodation costs are all eligible costs.

The grants are awarded via competitive application to the Network Management Board. You have to be a HIC-Vac member ( to be eligible to apply.

The call for proposals is open, you can apply at any time. We'll aim to have a decision back to you within three months of the application.

Please read the guidelines provided to complete the application form below, and email to