PPI bursary

The HPRU EZI has opened applications for PPI bursaries from PDRAs, fellows, and PhD students at the Unit. These bursaries are available to support public and patient involvement activities within any and all stages of the research cycle of applicants. A maximum award of £1,100 will be available in each instance. The deadline for this round of applications is Wednesday the 22nd June.


HPRU EZI PhD students, PDRAs, or Research Fellows at any stage of their projects are welcome to apply.

What is covered

A total of £1,100 will be made available for each application. Applications involving involvement activities will be accepted, however engagement activities will not be covered by this bursary. This includes (but not exclusively) setting up patient advisory panels, focus groups, surveys/questionnaires, and interviews. Examples of activities not included are dissemination activities such as science festivals.

Involvement   Where members of the public are actively involved in research projects and in research organisations
Engagement   Where information and knowledge about research is provided and disseminated
Participation   Where people take part in a research study


Application process

The bursary application form should be completed and submitted to the PPIE lead at ashleigh.cheyne@ndm.ox.ac.uk by Wednesday the 22nd of June at the latest date.

Bursary application forms will be reviewed by the PPIE working group and PPIE lead before announcement of the outcome.

Application form

Please find the application form here.


Time-line of award

Applications open: Wednesday 11th May

Applications close: Wednesday 22nd June

Review of applications: 22nd June – 31st July

Outcome of applications: First week of August


If you have any questions or concerns, please email the PPIE lead Ashleigh Cheyne at Ashleigh.cheyne@ndm.ox.ac.uk