Terms and Conditions - Education bursaries for values up to £499

By accepting a bursary from Prostate Cancer UK you are also agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions as outlined below. It is therefore important that you read and understand them prior to accepting the bursary.

Scope

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.

Eligibility

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 is successful.

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 form.  

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

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 conduct.

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 applicant.

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 Cancer UK.

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 UK's discretion.

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 assessments.  

Prostate Cancer UK aims to respond to applicants with a successful or unsuccessful decision within three weeks of receiving the application.

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 educational initiative.

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 first day.  

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.

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