AJ Banks Travel Bursary


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Grant amount: £350 - £1,000

Next deadline: Mar 31, 2020

Later deadlines: Oct 31, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD Student

Funding uses: Conference

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 10 years of starting their degree

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SCI contributes towards the development of young PhD students and postdoctoral researchers' careers by helping them broaden their vision and share cutting-edge knowledge at international conferences. In this way, SCI helps young scientists learn from, and network with, top scientists from around the world.

The AJ Banks Award provides bursaries to support attendance at meetings for activities related to food science, engineering and technology.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • PhD students who are in the early stages of their career; typically this will be up to 10 years after completion of first degree, or 10 years after starting a first position in business, science or engineering.
  • Applications will only be considered from SCI standard or student members.
  • Applicants must be presenting a paper/poster if attending a conference.
  • Applications will only be considered from SCI student or standard members.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applications will be considered from SCI standard or student members (and not e-members).


  • Preference will normally be given to those wishing to travel outside their country of residence, especially if they wish to work in a laboratory abroad.


  • SCI travel bursaries are not available to SCI e-members or non-members. 
  • Funding will not be given for visits which are part of the normal course of a co-sponsored PhD (e.g. visiting the partner site).
  • Applications will not be considered from those who have previously received an AJ Banks, Messel, Leverhulme or Richardson travel bursary.