APCP Research & Education Bursaries

One of APCP's objectives is to encourage research and development in paediatric physiotherapy and related fields to enhance the evidence base of physiotherapy.

APCP Research & Education Bursaries are available to support members' clinical research and post-graduate research related education.

All available bursary funding has been awarded for 2020 .   The following Research & Education bursaries will be available for 2021 ...

Research BursariesEducation Bursaries
1 x £5001 x £500
2 x £7502 x £750
1 x £1,0001 x £1,000
1 x £2,0001 x @2,000



Applications for 2021 Research and Education bursaries will open in November 2020 (applications forms will be available to download from this page)

The closing date for applications:  1st February 2021* 

*Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of March 2021

A second round of applications will open from April 2021 with a closing date of 20th September 2021 unless all funding has been awarded in the first round.


Only APCP members are eligible to apply for APCP Research & Education Bursaries.



  • Postgraduate research related education i.e. research skills, research modules
  • Essential research related equipment and resources includes transcription, software and expert services (not those already available from your course/program)
  • Travel – essential for data collection (researcher+/or participants) or to support dissemination at quality national or international conferences


  • CPD Courses
  • Salaries/backfill – for researcher or assistants
  • Travel – commuting

Mandatory Conditions 

For £500 and £750 Awards

  • Contribution to the APCP E-newsletter, Journal or conference (minimum is an article for the Newsletter)

For £1000 and £2000 Awards

  • Must include empirical data collection and output
  • Journal article with recommendation to submit APCP conference abstract

For All Awards

  • Full acknowledgement of APCP on all dissemination
  • Deadline for mandatory contribution is 2 years or bursary given must be reimbursed

See here for the full Terms and Conditions of APCP Bursaries 


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