This bursary scheme is designed to enable professionals to
access educational initiatives that will further strengthen and
improve the care and support they give to men (and their families),
affected by prostate cancer and prostate diseases.
Prostate Cancer UK have a limited number of bursaries available
for this scheme and they are intended to cover the cost of
course/module/conference/study day fees etc only. Prostate
Cancer UK will not cover associated costs such as books, travel or
other expenses at this time.
The applicant must currently be employed (full or part time) as
a registered health, allied health or social care professional in
the UK and provide reasonable evidence of this if their application
The applicant must be registered with the General Medical
Council (GMC), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), Nursing
and Midwifery Council (NMC) or other appropriate regulatory body,
and provide details of this as specified in the application
The applicant will currently work with men (and/or their
families) who have prostate cancer/disease, as a core requirement
of their current employment.
The applicant must demonstrate an on-going professional
commitment to the care of men with prostate cancer/disease. This
will be assessed by Prostate Cancer UK based on the
information the applicant provides in their application form.
Prostate Cancer UK will consider bursary applications for
educational initiatives up to six months prior to the start date of
the particular course or event (however, applications must be
submitted at least 2 months before the start date).
The applicant must agree to commit to, and engage with, the
requirements and programme of the organisation/institution hosting
the educational initiative, for example adhering to rules and
regulations regarding attendance, participation and code of
The applicant must provide the Education team at Prostate
Cancer UK with a copy of their certificate of attendance or similar
to confirm they attended the course, within the timeframes outlined
in their acceptance letter. Details on how to send this information
to the Education team will be provided via email to each successful
If the applicant wishes to withdraw from the educational
initiative, defer, or is not meeting the necessary course
requirements, they must notify the Education team at Prostate
Cancer UK immediately. Prostate Cancer UK will engage in
discussions with the applicant to discuss the specific
circumstances in order to arrive at a workable solution. Applicants
in this situation, who are already in receipt of the bursary, may
be required to return the bursary in its entirety to Prostate
The applicant agrees to completing a short questionnaire or
interview conducted by the Education team (or, a partner of)
at Prostate Cancer UK to evaluate the bursary scheme.
If successful, the applicant agrees to Prostate Cancer UK
publicising their receipt of a bursary from the charity on the
Prostate Cancer UK website.
Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK will assess each applicant based on
their online application. Grants will be awarded at Prostate Cancer
Multiple applications, for more than one educational initiative,
submitted by the same applicant will be considered by Prostate
Cancer UK. However, Prostate Cancer UK will bear in mind any
previous successful applications when making
Prostate Cancer UK aims to respond to applicants with a
successful or unsuccessful decision within three weeks of receiving
If the applicant is successful, Prostate Cancer UK will
provide them with an official statement of acknowledgement of the
bursary to present to the institution/organisation hosting the
If the applicant is successful, Prostate Cancer UK will pay the
agreed bursary directly, and in full, to the
organisation/institution hosting the educational initiative, upon
receipt of an invoice from the organisation/institution.
Prostate Cancer UK reserves the right to make reasonable
changes to these terms and conditions from time to time, both
before and after an applicant receives the bursary.
As there are a limited number of bursaries
available, Prostate Cancer UK reserves the right to offer
applicants a partial bursary if this is deemed appropriate. An
example of this may be an application for a urology (two day)
course, for which prostate cancer/disease is only addressed on the
Queries and Complaints
Queries about the terms and conditions should be addressed via
email to the Education team at Prostate Cancer UK.
If you have any queries or concerns relating to the processing
of your application please contact the Education team.