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Application and Assessment procedures

The Trustees consider applications at PPEF Trustees’ meetings which are held three times a year. Meeting dates can be obtained from the PPEF  at admin@ppef.org.uk  or 01604 684960.

Dates for 2018 are:

  • 25 January 2018 – application deadline 05 January 2018 
  • 28 April 2018 – AGM – no applications considered
  • 07 June 2018 – application deadline 07 May 2018
  • 06 September 2018 – application deadline 06 August 2018

Closing dates for applications will normally be four weeks prior to the meeting.

Applications must be made using the correct PPEF application forms.

8 paper copies and 1 electronic copy of the application documentation should be submitted to the Trustees.

It is essential that applicants adhere to the various “Notes for guidance” in order for their applications to be considered for funding by the Trustees. These are indicated in red throughout the application forms.

It is essential that applicants clearly state the reasons why funds are needed, and itemise the costs involved.

The Trustees will give priority to:

  • post graduate physiotherapy education and research that benefits the public and / or the patient
  • Physiotherapy-led research
  • Novice researchers
  • Cutting edge / innovative research with sound methodology
  • Those working individually or as part of a small organisation
  • Applicants who have adequate backup and support
  • Applicants undertaking MSc or PhD programmes
  • Applicants who share their work at conferences in the UK or internationally

 

Applicants are advised that failure to provide adequate detail on the application form may seriously disadvantage or delay their application.

The Decision of the Trustees is final and applicants will be informed of the outcome of the Trustees’ meeting as soon as possible.

Grants and awards are awarded in the following categories:

Scheme A1: RESEARCH AWARDS up to £15,000

For novice researchers

  • for full projects, pilot projects or to pump-prime projects
  • to new and novice researchers for full or pilot projects on any topic relevant to physiotherapy

Download Application form

Scheme A2: RESEARCH AWARDS up to £30,000

  • for full projects, pilot projects or to pump-prime projects
  • to new and novice researchers for full or pilot projects on any topic relevant to physiotherapy

Download Application form

Scheme B1: INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Maximum funds available £2000

  • Self-funding Speakers or Poster Presenters attending a conference

Scheme B2: INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Maximum funds available £2000

  • Individual Scholarship Activity

Download Application form

Scheme C: GRANTS FOR NON-RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT FULFILL THE OBJECTS OF THE FOUNDATION

Download Application form

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