We are pleased to announce that PMG will be awarding up to 15 bursary places to attend the group’s next annual conference, which is taking place at The International Centre (TIC), Telford, 2nd - 4th November 2020.
Bursary applications open on Tuesday 7th April 2020, and close on Tuesday 9th June 2020.
A bursary covers the cost of attending the whole conference, including the Gala Dinner on Tuesday, 3rd November 2020. Overnight accommodation will be provided at a local hotel, for one or two nights as required (Monday 2nd November and/or Tuesday 3rd November). Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be served at TIC on Tuesday 3rd November and Wednesday 4th November 2020 and there is a free Speed Networking event on Monday 2nd November from 3:30pm to 5pm, followed by the PMG Annual General Meeting and a free Welcome Event (details TBA). Travel expenses are NOT covered.
The bursaries are offered in compliance with PMG’s primary function, which is to provide and promote the education and training of rehabilitation professionals.
Conditions of bursary provision
Successful applicants will be required to attend the two full days of proceedings, and then write an article for the PMG online journal, reflecting on the impact of the conference on their practice. Student bursars may instead submit a modified piece of university coursework which would be of interest to the PMG membership.
Articles should be between 500 and 1,000 words (guidelines on submitting articles will be provided to the successful bursars).
- Only members of PMG may apply for a bursary
- Preference will be given to first time attendees
- Preference will be given to newly qualified staff, and those new to working in the field
- Student applicants should be in their final year of study
- Only one bursary can be awarded per department/service/company
- Previous PMG Conference bursars are not eligible to apply