How to Apply

Applications for 2023 will be open from 6th September to 23rd October 2023.

To apply:

  • Applications must be submitted by 23:59 on 23rd October 2023 to [email protected]
  • The application must consist of the following in Word (.doc or .docx) format:
    • the completed application form indicating which fellowship you wish to apply for
    • A copy of your CV
    • A completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form
    • (If you are a BOA Home Associate) a letter of support for taking the fellowship from your Training Programme Director
    • If you are a Post-CCT or SAS Member, applicants are not required to supply a letter
  • All four documents should have your name in the file name when submitted (e.g. “JaneSmithCV.doc”, “JaneSmithTPDletter.doc” and “JaneSmithApplication.doc”).
  • Please do not include personal contact details or other personal details such as date of birth within the CV, for data protection reasons.

Important Notes about Applying:

Please refer to the BOA Travelling Fellowships Instructions and Advice document before submitting an application.

Short online interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held (via video conference) on Monday 4th December 2023. Please note this has changed due to panel availability. Timings will be confirmed around 2 weeks beforehand.

All applicants need to include with your application a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form. As part of our monitoring processes we ask for your cooperation in completing the questions on this form. If for any reason you do not wish to provide an answer to any question, please tick the ‘prefer not to say’ box. 

Terms and Conditions: By applying for a Travelling Fellowship, you are confirming that you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions of the BOA Travelling Fellowships

Processing of data: The BOA takes the security and privacy of your data seriously. We have put together policies to comply with our legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the ‘2018 Act’) and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) in respect of data privacy and security. Please visit our website at for information on the data we collect and how we use that data as part of our business and to manage our relationship with you.

Selection Process:

All applications received by the BOA will be subject to an anonymous processing practice, with identifying details removed from the application form before being passed to the deciding panel. This blind (anonymised) shortlisting process will be used to reduce the potential for unconscious bias.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an online interview (via video conference). The interview panel will comprise of three members of our Education and Careers committee.