Colostomy UK & IA Joint Bursary

ASCN UK are delighted to announce for the ASCN UK Annual Conference 2019;  Colostomy UK and Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Association (IA) are offering a joint bursary to support a stoma care nurse (SCN) to attend this year’s conference.

Who will this be available to?
The Bursary will be awarded to a SCN who has submitted an abstract which is relevant to all ostomates.

All abstracts submitted will follow the ASCN UK abstract submission process.

If you wish to be considered for the Bursary please ensure you indicate during the abstract submission process, click here is you wish to submit an abstract, or you will be able to indicate this via the ASCN UK conference website submission process at any time.

How will the Bursary be awarded?
Following shortlisting of all anonymous abstracts, for those who have indicated and eligible for the Bursary – the ASCN UK Chair will ‘undertake a blind draw’ of the abstract number, and the number picked from this draw will be awarded the Colostomy UK & IA Joint Bursary.

The bursary will cover conference registration, travel (within the UK) and accommodation.

The individual who has been awarded the Bursary will be informed no later than 28th June 2019.

Within the abstract programme it will be indicated that the abstract is supported by the Colostomy UK & IA Bursary. An expanded abstract and/or article will be required to be complied for inclusion in Colostomy UK, IA & ASCN UK newsletters and websites.