Conference and Presentation (C&P) Award

Get funding help for your conference presentation from the CSP Charitable Trust.


What is the Conference and Presentation Award?

The Conference and Presentation Award provides funding for chartered, associate and student members normally residing in the UK, and is divided in to two categories:

Members wishing to contribute to one of the following:

  • A national physiotherapy-specific/relevant conference, including CSP Annual Conference
  • A physiotherapy or interdisciplinary international conference in the UK
  • A national conference or meeting relevant to, but outside of, the domain of physiotherapy
  • An overseas physiotherapy-specific/relevant or interdisciplinary international conference/meeting, including World Physiotherapy Congress.

Members who are up to Band 5 physiotherapists wishing to attend for the first time, and not present at, one of the following:

  • A national physiotherapy-specific/relevant conference, including CSP Annual Conference
  • A physiotherapy international conference in the UK
  • An overseas physiotherapy-specific/relevant conference.

The maximum amount awarded for a successful application in either category will be £2,500.

If you are applying retrospectively, applications for funding should be made within 12 months of the last date of the conference.

Full eligibility requirements, along with terms and conditions of award, can be found in the relevant application guidance documents on the Learning Hub, which will be available when applications open.

The Education Awards Panel particularly welcomes applications from individuals from under-represented backgrounds.

Application writing support webinar 

Tuesday 30 July 2024, 12-1pm

Join members of the CSPCT Education Awards Panel to learn more about what is expected in a successful funding application. The webinar will focus on the Academically Accredited Courses Award and Conference and Presentation Award. Please watch the top tips video below before attending.

How to apply

There is one round of funding per year for this award. Applications will next open in July 2024, deadline September 2024.

Applications for the C&P Award must be submitted through the CSP Learning Hub.

Access the Learning Hub

For queries please email the Charitable Trust and Awards Administrator.

Application form and guidance notes

The application form and guidance notes are made available for information only and are not for completion. Applicants should access the Learning Hub when applications are open in order to download the documents applicable to that award round.

Application writing support

  • Resources to assist you in writing a good quality application are available on the Learning Hub.
  • The CSPCT's Education Awards Panel has provided a report on the previous funding round. The purpose is to provide future applicants with reflections from past applications.
  • Watch the below video by Dr Jane Hislop, Chair of the CSPCT Education Awards Panel, on top tips for a successful application:


Other awards from the CSP Charitable Trust

See more about the CSP Charitable Trust for information about financial assistance for your research project, conference presentation or student elective placement.

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