Funding available for Congress 2019

4 Dec 2018

Congress is the biggest event in the nursing calendar and the North West region is not only hosting the event in Liverpool, we’re giving you the chance to be funded to attend.

The North West Board has set aside funding to allow for around 30 members to be part funded to attend. This funding is for North West members only.

Please note that you will be required to register for the event yourself. Registration and entry to the event is free to RCN members. 

The funding is for up to £150 per person. This will be reimbursed to you after the event on completion of an expenses form and you will be required to provide receipts. 

Expenses could include:

  • Cost of travel
  • Cost of accommodation
  • Cost of certain refreshments

Full guidelines will be provided to successful applicants.

How to apply

Please submit an expression of interest, of no more than 500 words, as to why you feel you should be funded to attend the event and include whether you have been to Congress before.

Please include in the application your name, address, contact number and membership number. You can find your membership number via MyRCN.

There are two ways to apply:

Send your application via email to: Please put ‘North West Congress funding application’ in the subject box.

Apply in writing to:

FAO Jill Lloyd

Royal College of Nursing

North West Regional Office

Chesham House

St George’s Square



The closing date is 5pm Tuesday 19 February 2019. No applications will be considered after this date.  If posting your application please make sure it arrives by this date.

You will be notified in writing as to whether your application has been successful as soon as possible however, we advise you register for the event anyway to secure your place.  

Find out more about Congress 2019, or register to attend.

Page last updated - 06/07/2019