Sponsored Event Grants

HIS Sponsored Event Grants

The Society will provide sponsorship of up to £1000 to assist with the organization of events that focus on the prevention and control of HCAIs, to be held in an academic or healthcare setting, aimed specifically at healthcare professionals.

Applications are considered at any time of the year but must be submitted at least 3 months prior to the event taking place. Successful applicants will be advised approximately three weeks after submission. Applicants must UK/EIRE be based subject experts or healthcare professionals and at least one of the applicants must be a member of the Healthcare Infection Society.

Five grants of up to £1000 will be available per year.

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In return for financial support, the event organisers will be required to:

  • Badge the event as ‘Sponsored by the Healthcare Infection Society’ with the HIS logo included on marketing material in advance of the event, and on the day of the event
  • Display Society materials at the event (provided in advance by the Society)
  • Send a short report for publication on the HIS website. The report should include the event aim, delegate, speaker and poster numbers, delegate feedback and include photographs.

The sponsorship package from the Society will include:

  • An agreed level of financial support (up to £1000)
  • Promoting the event to members and a listing on the HIS website

Types of events sponsored:

  • Single lectures or small (1 day) events at an institution of Higher Education or a Healthcare Setting
  • Cross-institutional events
  • Regional events

For further information please contact Helen Davies, Membership, Education and Events Manager.