TUF travel grants for nurses


Grants of up to £500 are available to attend an educational or training course, or conference, which you feel would help you in your clinical practice.

 We are grateful to the Charles Reynolds Foundation, who have undertaken to sponsor 10 Nurse travel awards, significantly increasing our ablity to support nurses. 

How to apply

To apply, please include the following information on hospital or practice letterhead (no more than 2 sides of A4): 

  1. Your name, your current title & role, your professional or trainee registration number and/or your professional body.
  2. The name and location of the course/conference and the dates you wish to attend.
  3. The reason for attending and the benefit that would be derived from attendance, i.e.
    • why you think this conference would help your development (highlighting aspects from the academic programme)
    • how attending this conference will help the department
    • how attending this conference will help urology patients.

As well as the above, please also include:

  1. A letter of support from the head of department or supervisor
  2. A current curriculum vitae (pertinent details only - maximum of 2 pages)

The final collated application documents should be sent to Louise at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Successful applicants must start their trip within a six-month period of the award letter. If they do not, TUF reserves the right to withdraw the award. Grants are worth up to £500 each and are not transferable.

Criteria for funding

All applications will be circulated to TUF's peer reviewers for consideration and a decision should be received within three weeks.  In the event of over-subscription, the following criteria will be taken into account:

  • Attendance at a conference directly related to your speciality
  • The potential benefit that would be derived from the course/conference
  • Preference will be shown to those who may be presenting a research paper funded by TUF

Reporting and Payment

Payment of the grant will be made after the trip has ended and is dependent on TUF's receipt of:

  1. A satisfactory report on the trip, and
  2. Copies of all relevant receipts.

The reporting guidelines can be downloaded here.


Updated August 2021

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