The RSC Higher Education Group has a limited number of bursaries available to support participation by RSC members in the virtual Variety in Chemistry Education and Physics Higher Education Conference (ViCEPHEC) between 17th and 21st August 2020.
Bursary values of up to £100 will be awarded and applicants should outline how the funding will be used to make the conference accessible to you or others and allow for effective engagement (e.g. you might want to purchase a headset or other hardware or some software).
Please see the link to the application form at the bottom of this page.
Please note the following conditions:
- Completed application forms (see related links section at the bottom of this page) must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 on Monday 20th July 2020.
- Applicants must be members of the RSC (affiliate/associate/member/fellow) and recipients of bursaries are encouraged to join the Higher Education Group (HEG) interest group.
- Preference will be given to applicants who have submitted abstracts for the conference as well as early stage academics/members of teaching staff or postgraduate/undergraduate students participating in the conference for the first time.
- Applications will be judged by committee officers of the Higher Education Group.
- Successful applicants will be notified by email in advance of the event and bursaries can either be paid by cheque or electronic funds transfer.
- Bursary recipients are required to write a short (200-400 words) account of their participation in the Virtual ViCEPHEC conference for our wordpress site. We would also be grateful if they could post on social media to highlight that they received the funding (our twitter handle is @RSC_HEG and the conference hashtag is #vVICEPHEC).
The RSC Higher Education Group aims to represent practicing colleagues with an interest in chemical sciences education, including but not limited to, higher education. We promote the dissemination of effective teaching and learning practice and activities with our support of the Higher Education Chemistry Teaching Network and the annual ViCEPHEC conference.