BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship
The BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship (formerly
known as Ronald Raven Travelling Fellowship Award) was
endowed in 1993 by the Ronald Raven Trustees in
memory of Ronald Raven, Founder of the Association.
The award is currently for a maximum of £2,000 and may be
awarded to one or several individuals as considered appropriate by
the BASO~ACS National Committee when considering the merits of
The Fellowship is open to UK-resident trainees or recently
appointed consultants, who have gained the fellowship of one of the
British or Irish Colleges, and who intend to travel outside the UK.
Applicants need not be members of BASO~ACS or BASO Trainees
Group (although this is desirable) but applications must relate to
the aims and objectives of the Association.
Applications should be submitted for the attention of Mr
Hassan Malik, BASO Honorary Secretary, by post to the Association,
or emailed to Association
Administrator, and be submitted in the following
- A personal statement outlining the details of the use to which
you wish to put the Award and also the benefits you wish to obtain
from the visit. Please also include details of any other
scholarship/sponsorship obtained and whether you are applying for
the full Award or part of it.
- Curriculum Vitae (brief version, 3 pages max.)
- A letter of support from an independent referee/ supervisor
within UK as to your suitability for this scholarship.
- A letter of invitation from the unit/institution to be visited,
showing that approval has been given for the intended
Closing date for receipt of the 2017 applications:
Friday, 22 September 2017
Awards are usually confirmed within a month of the application
closing date, and payment made upon receipt of proof of acceptance
at the proposed study centre and proof of travel bookings made.
Receipts are required to be provided to the value of the award.
Recipients of the Awards are also required to produce an article
for the publication on the BASO~ACS website (with photographs if
possible) after their overseas visit, and may also be invited to
make presentation at the next Annual Scientific Meeting of the
Association held in October/November each year.
See the reports from our
2011 award holders. Click
here to see the previous BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship award