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STP EQUIVALENCE FUNDING - SVTGBI Application for Equivalence Award Funding

11th Feb 2022


The SVTGBI will make four awards of £350 per year to support AVS accredited members to apply for Academy of Healthcare Science (AHCS) equivalence to become a Clinical Scientist on the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC) register.

To apply for this funding each applicant will prepare a piece of original work for submission to the Newsletter. This article submission of your original work could be research, audit, departmental quality improvement project or a case study.

Newsletter submissions will be scored by a review panel made up of member(s) from all four committees of the SVT; Executive, Education, Research and Professional Standards, and the award will be given to the highest scoring applicant(s). If a candidate is unsuccessful in achieving the SVTGBI funding, they may wish to apply again in the future.

The applicant must ensure they meet eligibility criteria set by the AHCS for equivalence prior to applying for this funding for Equivalence Application for funding and must have current paid membership as an AVS member.

Please carefully read the further qualifying details for this Award application listed below.

To qualify for the award applicants:

  • Must be on the Clinical Physiologist register
  • Must meet the criteria for AHCS equivalence
  • Must submit a cover letter and CV to SVTGBI
  • Must submit research/audit/case study, (2,000-word limit) to the SVTGBI Newsletter


Submissions to be emailed to by 5pm Wednesday 16th March 2022. Winner(s) of the award will be notified 4th of April.

The successful applicant(s) work submission will be published in the Spring Newsletter, circa 13th April 22.


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