Applying for the SAS Development Fund

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. 

Deadline for applications

Panel review date

27th November 2018

30th November 2018

17th December 2018

20th December 2018

22nd January 2019

25th January 2019

25th February 2019

27th/28th February 2019 – Education Committee Meetings

22nd March 2019

27th March 2019

25th April 2019

29th April 2019

23rd May 2019

28th May 2019

14th June 2019

19th/20th June 2019 – Education Committee Meetings

Please note these dates can be subject to change, please check this web page when making an 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. Individual evaluation forms can be found HERE and Trust event evaluation forms can be found HERE. Please ensure this is returned to within 4 weeks of the course. Thank you.

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Last updated November 2018