Helping more members to attend Congress

The Jen Johnson Bursary and Mary Macdonald Congress Award ensures that the late IBMS Council members', Jen Johnson and Mary Macdonald, desire for more members to attend Congress and to support their careers can be fulfilled. 

Jen Johnson Bursary

Awarded in memory of Jen Johnson, the bursary first launched in 2017 and provides up to 20 successful IBMS members with a grant of up to £1,000 to attend IBMS Congress.

Mary Macdonald Award

The Mary Macdonald Congress Award sponsors 20 free places for non-HCPC registered IBMS members to attend the Biomedical Support Staff programme at Congress. Successful applicants also receive £60.00 towards travelling expenses.