Applying for the SAS Development Fund

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Before applying for the SAS Development Fund, please ensure you have read the latest Principles and Guidance. These can be found HERE 

The funding panel will review applications on a monthly basis. Applications must be submitted at least 3 working days prior to the panel review date. Any applications received after the deadline will be reviewed the following month. The applicant will usually be notified of the panel decision within 2 weeks of the panel review date.

Funding Panel Review Dates for fiscal year 2019/20:

Deadline for applications

Panel review date

22nd October 2019

25th October 2019

10th November 2019

13th & 14th November 2019 - Education Committee Meetings 

17th December 2019

20th December 2019

21st January 2019

24th January 2020

24th February 2019

26th & 27th February 2020 - Education Committee Meetings 

24th March 2019

27th March 2020

Please note these dates can be subject to change, please check this web page when making a new application.

Individual SAS Doctors wishing to apply for the SAS Development Fund must complete THIS FORM and return it to 

Applicants must ensure they have fully utilised their Trust study leave budget before applying.  Please ensure the application is clear and concise, printed/ typed. Retrospective applications will not be considered. All applications must be signed by the Clinical Director and SAS Lead for the Trust. Please include as much information as possible to support your application, including any course programmes.

Please note that HEE is not currently granting funding for travel and accommodation expenses for courses within the UK.

Trusts can apply for the SAS Development Fund to run courses for their SAS Doctors by completing THIS FORM and sending it to

Please ensure that as much information is included as possible to support the application, including a breakdown of costs, and a programme if available. Applicants must specify whether their course will be open to SAS Doctors across the region. If so, please ensure the flyer/ programme is sent to HEE for distribution. 

Please click HERE if you are an SAS Doctor looking for Trust ran courses within the region.

You are required to provide feedback on the benefit of the course to you and your Trust/ organisation. You will NOT be reimbursed until the online form is completed. This must be completed within 4 weeks of completing your course.


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Last updated February 2019